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Yiyun Li’s “Gold Boy, Emerald Girl”

Posted by litdaily on September 20, 2010

In her review of Yiyun Li’s new book of stories Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, Francine Prose highlights the book’s Chekovian narrative style that renders the lives of ordinary people extraordinary while maintaining a “calm, measured tone.” Li’s stories and characters are set in a particular place and time but represent something universal…more>>

You can see another example of Li’s narrative style in this blog link for her story “The Science of Flight,” recently published in The New Yorker.

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