Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li

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Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
By Yiyun Li
240 pages; Random House


The tales in Yiyun Li's second collection often take on the otherworldliness of myth, in a country where "big tragedies and small losses [can] all be part of a timeless dream." But what makes Gold Boy, Emerald Girl fascinating is the conflict between traditional and modern-day China... Read more

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