This Is Happy

BIG NEWS! Sweetness in the Belly coming to the BIG screen, starring Saoirse Ronan as Lily.www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/saoirse-ronan-star-immigrant-romance-sweetness-belly-970511.This is Happy has just been shortlisted for the 2016 RBC Taylor Prize.Camilla’s memoir was selected as a best book of 2015 by the National Post, the Globe and Mail, the CBC, Quill and Quire and the Vancouver Sun.The Globe and Mail calls This is Happy

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“Gibb’s fictional portrait of contemporary Vietnam should be essential reading for anyone mulling a visit to Hanoi, whose profusion of motorbike traffic and culinary aromas issues from these pages with graphic verisimilitude. Gibb uses the city’s street food and thriving art scene to reflect both continuity and change…” New York Times Book Review

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“Although written by a non-Muslim, the portrait of Islam in Sweetness in the Belly is superbly nuanced and feels real.” Republika Indonesia”[a] tender and thoughtful novel…Gibb’s flowing and confident storytelling makes great reading…Gibb manages to capture and share movingly and beautifully the pains of being an outsider, a refugee from a war-torn country, and a Sufi Muslim.

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