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  • Bibliography:
    8 Books
  • First Book:
    April 2004
  • Latest Book:
    October 2021
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Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • This “darkly funny and provocative” coming-of-age novel balances grief and hope in the voice of a witty teenage girl whose Canadian family is shattered by fundamentalist Christianity (O, The Oprah Magazine). From the author of Women Talking -- no...

  • A single mom returns to her hometown in Manitoba and gets tangled up in the mayor’s scheme to meet the Canadian Prime Minister . . . A big-hearted, hilarious novel of small-town Canada and its larger-than-life characters -- including one stubborn,...

  • "[A] memorable portrait of a struggling young person who finds unexpected resilience and peace . . . Hilarious, heartbreaking, and poignant." -- BooklistMiriam Toews welcomes her readers to the Have"a"Life housing project (better known as Half...

  • "Min was stranded in her bed, hooked on the blue torpedoes and convinced that a million silver cars were closing in on her (I didn't know what Thebes meant either), Logan was in trouble at school, something about the disturbing stories he was writing...

  • That rare coming-of-age story able to blend the dark with the uplifting, Irma Voth follows a young Mennonite woman, vulnerable yet wise beyond her years, who carries a terrible family secret with her on a remarkable journey to survival and redemption...

  • From the bestselling author of Women Talking, a "wrenchingly honest, darkly funny novel" (Entertainment Weekly).

    Elf and Yoli are sisters. While on the surface Elfrieda's life is enviable (she's a world-renowned piani...

  • The basis of the Oscar-winning film from writer/director Sarah Polley, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand.


    "This amazing, sad, shocking, but touc...

  • "Move over, Scout Finch! There's a new contender for feistiest girl in fiction, and her name is Swiv." -USA Today, "Best Books of the Year"

    "Toews is a master of dialogue." -New York Times Book Review, Editors&#...

Award-Winning Books by Miriam Toews

All My Puny Sorrows
2014 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize -- Fiction
A Complicated Kindness
2004 Governor General's Literary Award -- Fiction
2005 Libris Award -- Fiction
2005 Young Adult Canadian Book Award -- Young Adult
The Flying Troutmans
2008 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize -- Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Miriam Toews has published 8 books.

Miriam Toews does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Fight Night, was published in October 2021.

The first book by Miriam Toews, A Complicated Kindness, was published in April 2004.

No. Miriam Toews does not write books in series.