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Bay Area Book Festival with Yiyun Li


Sunday, May 2, 2021 Online

Join MacArthur "genius" and award-winning writer Yiyun Li for a "Writer to Writer" conversation on China, Tolstoy, and the Power of Art, with Orville Schell as they explore how art truly can light a lamp in the dark.

As part of the 2021 Bay Area Book Festival, this event will be moderated by award-winning journalist, historian, and author Adam Hochschild. Register, and purchase festival passes, here.

Event Details
Sunday, May 2, 2021
9:00 p.m. ET

A Public Space is excited to partner with the Bay Area Book Festival to offer a special discount to our readers. To receive 20% off your festival pass please use the code: APS20

Find out more about the literary event of the season at

Yiyun Li

is the author of several novels, including The Book of Goose (FSG) and Where Reasons End, which received the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award; the memoir Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life (both Random House); and Tolstoy Together (A Public Space Books). She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Windham-Campbell Prize, and the PEN/Malamud Award, among other honors. A contributing editor to A Public Space, she teaches at Princeton University.

Orville Schell

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