On ‘Radio Times’: Author Yiyun Li on loving a tyrannical mother

 Yiyun Li,s latest work is a memoir called 'Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life.' (John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Yiyun Li,s latest work is a memoir called 'Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life.' (John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Author Yiyun Li wrote her latest literary work, “Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life,” over two years while she battled suicidal depression.

“Radio Times” host Marty Moss-Coane asked Li about her relationship with her mother. Li says the relationship was “fraught” and describes it as a jealous love. Growing up with an older sister, Li knew she was her mother’s favorite.

To hear how Li used other writers to help her deal with her depression, listen to Thursday’s edition of “Radio Times.”

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