Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You In Your Life
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DEAR FRIEND, FROM MY LIFE I WRITE TO YOU IN YOUR LIFE
by Yiyun Li
published by Penguin
'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?'
Written over two years while the author battled depression, in and out of hospital, Dear Friend is a painful and yet richly affirming examination of what makes life worth living. Interweaving personal memoir with a wide-ranging celebration of writers and books, this is a journey of recovery through literature.
From William Trevor and Katherine Mansfield to Kierkegaard and Larkin, Yiyun Li traces the themes that have preoccupied these writers and herself: time and transformation, presence and absence, the impulse to abandon life and the impulse to carry on. Drawing on personal experiences - her unstable mother, her time in the Chinese army - she constructs a beautiful, interior exploration of selfhood and what is required to choose life.
- paperback: 224 pages
- product dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
- ISBN: 9780241978665