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Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Eugenia Williamson
The Boston Phoenix (17 November 2010)

“As books turn into data and tweets are archived for posterity, how will readers and academics cope with the detritus of a digital age? A hundred years from now, how will literary historians deal with 21st-century authors like Tao Lin?


Earlier this fall, the 27 year old released his second novel, Richard Yates. Named for the famous writer, the autobiographical novel concerns two lovebirds named Haley Joel Osment and Dakota Fanning; Lin peppers his narrative with their e-mails, text messages, phone calls, and gchats.”


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