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Yiyun Li
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"I am a forty-one-year-old woman living by myself in the same one-bedroom flat where I have always lived, in a derelict building on the outskirts of Beijing that is threatened to be demolished by government-backed real estate developers." Kindness: Chapter 1, pg. 6

"I wondered if other girls, for different misdemeanors, were kept hostage at odd hours in this room and informed of the love history of Lieutenant Wei." Kindness: Chapter 6, pg. 34

"The girl, unlike most people photographed for fashion magazines, was not beautiful." A Man Like Him, pg. 59

"Nor am I who you think I am, he thought of protesting, but why should he, when he had long ago made the decision not to defend himself against this ridiculous world?" A Man Like Him, pg. 70

"Yilan found it hard to argue against the plan, because she had never disagreed with Luo in their marriage." Prison, pg. 77

"Even as she was...

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