Larissa Lai





Larissa Lai


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Larissa Lai is the author of two novels, When Fox Is a Thousand and Salt Fish Girl. A recipient of the Astraea Foundation Emerging Writers’ Award, she has been shortlisted for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Tiptree Award, and the Dorothy Livesay Prize. Lai is Canada Research Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Calgary.

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Salt Fish Girl

3.67 avg rating — 539 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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When Fox is a Thousand

3.78 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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Automaton Biographies

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Sybil Unrest

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Eggs in the Basement

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009
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Slanting I, Imagining We: A...

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So Long Been Dreaming: Post...

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Girls Who Bite Back: Witche...

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3.60 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2004
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“How easily we abandon those who have suffered the same persecutions as we have. How quickly we grow impatient with their inability to transcend the conditions of our lives. ”
Larissa Lai, Salt Fish Girl

“When you own nothing, it’s hard to believe you have anything to lose.”
Larissa Lai, Salt Fish Girl

“We all know that joy and sorrow are entirely matters of fate and have nothing whatsoever to do with planning.”
Larissa Lai, Salt Fish Girl
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