“[Resonates] with emotion . . .
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl is an example of the treasure an artist can fashion from the raw materials of ordinary existence.” (Francine Prose,
The New York Times Book Review)
“Yiyun Li is extraordinary, a storyteller of the first order. Each tale in this collection is as wild and beautiful and thorny as a heart.” (Junot Díaz)
“A moving and unforgettable experience . . . Yiyun Li’s characters, like the stories they inhabit, often seem at first glance quiet, modest and unassuming. [But] there is considerable drama hidden beneath the placid surfaces they present to the world.” (
The Washington Post)