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Monday, September 13 2010

20 Questions: Tao Lin

American poet, novelist, short story writer, and artist Tao Lin’s new book, Richard Yates releases this week. Lin tells PopMatters 20 Questions that he’s never hired a hit man, or been on a spa vacation, or used Prozac. Honestly.


Sunday, February 28 2010

Tao Lin Has a Neutral Facial Expression

The publication of Shoplifting From American Apparel spurred on another round of debate about Tao Lin's Internet antics. But what is often left out of the conversations about Lin's money-making and media-baiting schemes is their artistic viability.


Tuesday, October 16 2007

Literature is Inside of Life Just Like a Tree is Inside of Life

Tao Lin has developed his own unmistakable and unique style by utilizing a contagiously honest way of writing. Marcelo Ballvé discusses Bed and Eeeee eee eeee with the author.


Reviews

Monday, June 10 2013

Sex, Drugs and Bleakness In Tao Lin's 'Taipei'

A Taiwan McDonalds, an Ohio mansion, a Brooklyn bookstore, and a pit of existential despair: Lin's third novel will certainly take you places.


Monday, September 13 2010

'Richard Yates': Kids These Days

Tao Lin's Richard Yates goes far in not only de-romanticizing the notion of romance but also, on a personal level, does much to remove the “otherness” of the young in general.


Blogs

Wednesday, December 8 2010

10 Thoughts About Tao Lin's 'Richard Yates'

Richard Yates is not as terrible as descriptions of it might lead you to believe... and nine more thoughts on the new book by the hipster author.


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