In May Lin’s first novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee, and first story collection, Bed, were published. Tao Lin, Author Melville House Publishing $ (p) ISBN and surreal touches: bears, dolphins (who say “”Eeeee Eee Eeee”” to express emotion, in spite. This novel is called EEEEE EEE EEEE, which is a sound dolphins make. If you’ve read Tao Lin before, via his poetry collection (you are a little bit happier than i.

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Retrieved December 24, I am probably the exact target audience for this book yet it made my throat close forever. I can read this book in any mood and enjoy it, I think.

Kada se osvesti on opet uradi istu stvar i tako u krug With Andrew and Sara. Lin has one brother who also lives in New York; their father is a retired physics professor [6] [7] who is the inventor of the flying-spot LASIKa laser procedure for vision correction US pat. But, it will kick your brain. In Lin began a podcast on Soundcloud.

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In a book review in The New York TimesCharles Bock described the book as “more interesting as a concept than as an actual narrative”, adding, “By the time I reached the last 50 pages, each time the characters said they wanted to kill themselves, I knew exactly eede they felt.


Not everyone is like that of course.

His name is Andrew. I can’t explain why this appeals to me. By using this site, gao agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. On KCRW’s “Bookworm”, in a conversation with Lin, [47] Michael Silverblatt called it “The most moving depiction of the way we live now,” saying that it was “unbearably moving.

But while the book is about depressed, lonely people it is also strangely uplifting. Tao Lin’s “Taipei ” “.

I edee in honestly expecting to like this– I was incredibly optimistic. I appreciate the efforts of Lin whose characters bemoan and resent their ‘McJobs’ in Domino’s and Denny’s; victims of a dream-crushing, capitalist system.

Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta. Maybe I could but probably not. On February 23,Publishers Weekly awarded Taipei a starred review, predicting it tak be Lin’s “breakout” book and describing it as “a novel about disaffection that’s oddly affecting” and “a book without an ounce of self-pity, melodrama, or posturing.

The optimism began to wane several dozen pages in, and finally I only finished it out of determination to WIN over this piece of crap. Or the moose either.


It is, by turns, loveable, hateable, loveable, hateable, hateable, etc. It made me want to live pin life in an opposite way. Review – Shoplifting From American Apparel”.

Eeeee Eee Eeee

Oh, and there are moody, talking bears and dolphins. That’s a gratifying feeling. Or maybe in this case bad like that. It hurt really bad to read this. Having already bought all of the novels I thought I should definitely keep reading in the hope that something else marvellous may happen. Plus a number of celebrities are murdered throughout the book, often for no particualr reason It is a lifeforce.

I think the way Tao Lin portrays people and their thoughts is very similar to how people think in real life, they just don’t express it out eefe. There are elements of Borges as well–like the dead-pan, scholarly whimsicality–but it’s hard to compare this to anything because the style and voice are so unique. I think that was the reason. Suitcase full of cash.

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