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Left Bank Books & A Public Space welcome Award-Winning Author Yiyun Li, who will discuss her new book Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li, on our Facebook Live Page at 7pm CT on September 29th. Li will be joined by NY Times Bestselling Author Ayana Mathis. Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a copy of Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!\ \ A Public Space founder and editor Brigid Hughes will moderate a conversation between author Yiyun Li & author and Tolstoy Together contributor Ayana Mathis about the art of reading, #TolstoyTogether, and their work.\ \ About Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li\ \ From the acclaimed author of Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, a book about the art of reading. In Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace, Yiyun Li invites you to travel with her through Tolstoy\'s novel--and with fellow readers around the world who joined her for an online book club and an epic journey during a pandemic year.\ \ \"I\'ve found that the more uncertain life is,\" Yiyun Li writes, \"the more solidity and structure War and Peace provides.\" Tolstoy Together expands the epic novel into a rich conversation about literature and ways of reading, with contributions from Garth Greenwell, Elliott Holt, Carl Phillips, Tom Drury, Sara Majka, Alexandra Schwartz, and hundreds of fellow readers.\ \ Along with Yiyun Li\'s daily reading journal and a communal journal with readers\' reflections--with commentary on craft and technique, historical context, and character studies, Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace includes a schedule and framework, providing a daily motivating companion for Tolstoy\'s novel and a reading practice for future books.\ \ \"Among the many pleasures of the #TolstoyTogether group, while life has often felt on pause (which has ups and downs to it) seeing how much we\'ve read reminds
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