novelist and short-story writer
Beijing born Yiyun Li is a novelist and short story writer, and a 2010 MacArthur Foundation fellow.
In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.
Mar. 21, 2019from Bookworm
Yiyun Li, a celebrated Chinese American author and MacArthur “Genius” fellow, has thought a lot about how depression and suicide affects a family.
Mar. 14, 2019from 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.
Jun. 15, 2017from Bookworm
As Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the closures of bars, movie theaters and indoor restaurants in California, Disneyland in Anaheim has yet to announce a new reopening date.
Jul. 3from Hollywood Breakdown
"The Audition" stars the great German actress Nina Hoss as a violin teacher determined to turn a tender young student into a virtuoso.
Jun. 26from Film Reviews
Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,” is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.
Jul. 2from Bookworm
Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 25from Design and Architecture
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Southern California, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.
Jul. 6from Greater LA
For this week’s Freeform Friday mix, we are joined by producer and Brainfeeder label boss Steve Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus.
Jun. 19from Freeform
The new Netflix documentary “Disclosure” examines Hollywood’s portrayal of trans people over the years.
Jun. 26from The Business
The Walt Disney Company recently announced that Disneyland will not reopen next month as planned, even though Disney World will reopen starting July 11.
Jun. 26from Hollywood Breakdown
Two artists draw from their cultural backgrounds to respond to today’s social unrest and disparities. A group show shifts its focus to highlight isolation and race in America.
Jul. 7from Arts & Culture Stories