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Person Place Thing


Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. ET Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway, New York, NY

We are pleased to join Rizzoli Bookstore to cosponsor a live recording of the radio show Person Place Thing, hosted by Randy Cohen, on Wednesday, January 25, when he will be in conversation with Yiyun Li. The show will be recorded live with music from fiddler Cleek Schrey, followed by a signing.

Copies of Yiyun Li's latest novel, The Book of Goose (FSG), and the readers' diary Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li (A Public Space Books), will be available for purchase.

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.

Randy Cohen

is an author, television writer, and host of NPR's Person Place Thing. His most recent book is Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything (Chronicle).

The Book of Goose

A magnificent, beguiling tale winding from the postwar rural provinces to Paris, from an English boarding school, to the quiet Pennsylvania home where a woman can live without her past, The Book of Goose is a story of disturbing intimacy and obsession, of exploitation and strength of will, by the celebrated author Yiyun Li.

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