New York Times Bestseller - A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice - Winner of the Alex Award- Winner of the APALA Award for Fiction - NEA Big Read Selection NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: NPR - San Francisco Chronicle - Entertainment Weekly - The Huffington Post - Buzzfeed - Amazon - Grantland - Booklist - St. Louis Post Dispatch - Shelf Awareness - Book Riot - School Library Journal - Bustle - Time Out New York - Mashable - Cleveland Plain Dealer Lydia is dead. But they don't kw this yet. So begins this exquisite vel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one ather.
CELESTE NG grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. She attended Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and son.