5 May 2010

Feature Guest - Yiyun Li

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 5 May 2010

Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing before moving to the US in 1996 to study immunology, before becoming a writer. Her first book, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, is a collection of short stories about modern China. Her second book, a novel The Vagrants, looks at the effect of a public execution on a Chinese town, drawing on her memories of seeing condemned prisoners when she was a school girl.