Everything I Never Told You When Lydia Lee, the favored daughter in a mixed-race family in '70s Ohio, turns up dead, the Lees' delicate ecosystem is destroyed. Her parents' marriage… Everything I Never Told You When Lydia Lee, the favored daughter in a mixed-race family in '70s Ohio, turns up dead, the Lees' delicate ecosystem is destroyed. Her parents' marriage… 2014-06-26 Fiction The Penguin Press
Book Review

Everything I Never Told You (2014)

EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU Celeste Ng
EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU Celeste Ng
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 26, 2014; Writer: Celeste Ng; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: The Penguin Press

When Lydia Lee, the favored daughter in a mixed-race family in '70s Ohio, turns up dead, the Lees' delicate ecosystem is destroyed. Her parents' marriage unravels, her brother is consumed by vengeance, and her sister — always an afterthought — hovers nervously, knowing more than anyone realizes. Ng skillfully gathers each thread of the tragedy, uncovering secrets and revealing poignant answers. A-

Originally posted Jun 25, 2014 Published in issue #1318 Jul 04, 2014 Order article reprints