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Yiyun Li

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Wednesday's Child was the most recently released book by Yiyun Li, on September 5th, 2023.

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Yiyun Li Stats: The highest rated book by Yiyun Li on Book Notification is The Vagrants, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Where Reasons End, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Yiyun Li on Book Notification is The Vagrants, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Where Reasons End, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Yiyun Li books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun (With: Julia Lovell, Lu Xun, 魯迅)
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life
Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li (With: A Public Space)

List of Currency Books in Publication Order

List of Yiyun Li Anthologies in Publication Order

Yiyun Li: Biography

Yiyun Li was born on November 4th, 1972 and is currently 51 years old. Yiyun Li was born in Beijing, China. Li attended Peking University where she received a B.S., the University of Iowa where she received an M.S. degree in Immunology and Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa where she received an M.F.A.

Yiyun Li is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 5 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2009 with the novel The Vagrants. The most recently released novel was The Book of Goose which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Yiyun at this time.

Yiyun Li has also written the Collections series which has 3 books including A Thousand Years of Good Prayers and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl.

Li has been an assistant English professor at the University of California, Davis.

Yiyun Li was the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship in 2010 for dramatizing the numerous effects of China's massive social change in the late 20th century in a deeply moving but subtly understated way.

Yiyun Li: Awards & Accolades

Yiyun Li won the Whiting Foundation Awards, Whiting Award for Fiction, in 2006.

Li's book, Wednesday's Child was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, in 2024.

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Yiyun Li: F.A.Q

When was Yiyun Li Born? How old is Yiyun Li?

Yiyun Li was born on November 4th, 1972. Yiyun Li is currently 51 years old.

Where was Yiyun Li Born?

Yiyun Li was born in Beijing, China and is Chinese American.

What awards has Yiyun Li won?

Yiyun Li has won the following awards: Whiting Award for Fiction at the Whiting Foundation Awards (2006).

What was the first book Yiyun Li wrote?

The first novel written by Yiyun Li was A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, published in 2005.

What was the most recent book Yiyun Li wrote?

Her most recently released work was Wednesday's Child on September 5th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Yiyun Li?

Yiyun Li does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Yiyun Li written?

Yiyun Li has written 14 books. 5 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 books in the Collections, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Currency Series.

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