Yiyun Li

novelist and short-story writer

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Beijing born Yiyun Li is a novelist and short story writer, and a 2010 MacArthur Foundation fellow.

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In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

Yiyun Li: Where Reasons End

In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

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Yiyun Li, a celebrated Chinese American author and MacArthur “Genius” fellow, has thought a lot about how depression and suicide affects a family.

In ‘Where Reasons End,’ conversations about life and death, and the danger of perfectionism

Yiyun Li, a celebrated Chinese American author and MacArthur “Genius” fellow, has thought a lot about how depression and suicide affects a family.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Written about a time when she was hospitalized for depression, Yiyun Li's Dear Friend, from My Life, I Write to You in Your Life is a combination of memoir and essay.

Yiyun Li: Dear Friend, from My Life, I Write to You in Your Life

Written about a time when she was hospitalized for depression, Yiyun Li's Dear Friend, from My Life, I Write to You in Your Life is a combination of memoir and essay.

from Bookworm

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