Conversations with Authors - Yiyun Li (Virtual Event)

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 4:00pm

 

Saturday, August 8th • 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT

Yiyun Li

in conversation with Elizabeth McCracken


Conversations with Authors is our free virtual event series! Join us every Saturday and Sunday at 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT for a new chat with a different author.

 

Yiyun Li's new novel, Must I Go, tells the story of a woman reflecting on her uncompromising life and on the life of a former lover, navigating the twin poles of grief and resilience with great candor and insight. She is the author of the novels Where Reasons End, Kinder Than Solitude, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants, and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, as well as the memoir Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. She is also the recipient of many awards, including a PEN/Hemingway Award, a PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, and a Windham-Campbell Prize, and was featured in The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 fiction issue. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, A Public Space, The Best American Short Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. She teaches at Princeton University and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Elizabeth McCracken is the author of six books: Bowlaway, Here’s Your Hat What’s Your HurryThe Giant’s House, Niagara Falls All Over AgainAn Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination, and Thunderstruck & Other Stories, which won the 2015 story prize. She’s received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Liguria Study Center, the American Academy in Berlin, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She has taught creative writing at Western Michigan University, the University of Oregon, the University of Houston, and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  She holds the James A. Michener Chair in Fiction at the University of Texas, Austin, and boy are her arms tired.

 

Below, please find links to purchase their books.

 

 

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Must I Go: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399589126
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - July 28th, 2020

Where Reasons End: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781984817372
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - February 5th, 2019

Kinder Than Solitude: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812980165
Availability: Special Order
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 20th, 2015

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers: Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812973334
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 12th, 2006

The Vagrants: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812973341
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 16th, 2010

Gold Boy, Emerald Girl: Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812980158
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 27th, 2011

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399589102
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 20th, 2018

Bowlaway: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062862860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - November 5th, 2019

Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062873729
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ecco - February 5th, 2019

The Giant's House: A Romance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385340892
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - October 30th, 2007

Niagara Falls All Over Again: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385336482
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - November 26th, 2002

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316027663
Availability: Backordered
Published: Back Bay Books - February 22nd, 2010

Thunderstruck & Other Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812987676
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - August 18th, 2015