Yiyun Li

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The Vagrants
The Vagrants
Fiction
352 Pages
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
Fiction, Literary Fiction
221 Pages
Must I Go
Must I Go
Fiction, Literary Fiction
368 Pages
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life
Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir
224 Pages
Where Reasons End
Where Reasons End
Fiction, Literary Fiction
192 Pages

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    “Every place is a good place, only time goes wrong.”
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    “But loneliness is as delusive a belief in the pertinence of the world as is love: in choosing to feel lonely, as in choosing to love, one carves a space next to oneself to be filled by others - a friend, a lover, a toy poodle, a violinist on the radio.”
    #lonelines#pertinence
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    “When the dead departed, they took away any falsehoods that they might have allowed us to believe while alive; we who are left behind have to embark on a different life, since the dead are no longer here to help us deceive ourselves.”
    #change#dead#death#deception#falsehoods#lies#truth
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    “A real dreamer must have a mutual trust with time.”
    #time
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    “They were lonely and sad people, all three of them, and they would not make one another less sad, but they could, with great care, make a world that would accommodate their loneliness.”
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