Yiyun Li's 'Kinder Than Solitude': A Murder Mystery Set in China and the U.S.

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 (Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Oakland-based author, U.C. Davis professor and MacArthur "genius grant" recipient Yiyun Li returns to Forum to talk about her new novel, "Kinder Than Solitude." A murder mystery, the story travels back and forth between early 1990s China and president-day America.


Yiyun Li, assistant professor at U.C. Davis and author of "Kinder Than Solitude," "The Vagrants" and "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers"