Tao Lin writes from moods that less radical writers would let pass—from laziness, from vacancy, from boredom. And it turns out that his report. 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. Tao Lin, Author Melville House Publishing $ (p) ISBN and surreal touches: bears, dolphins (who say “”Eeeee Eee Eeee”” to express emotion, in spite.

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Eeeee recommendations from friends. I mean they do notice giving half your pay to a dolphin is weird, but really why is the dolphin not in water. I can read this book in any mood and enjoy it, I think. Most of those who are making use of this word would be highly confused if required to explain its meaning.

His fiction is not very good. Meanwhile, his fiction appears regularly in the ‘zines and websites defining the new culture. Book Notes Largehearted Boy.

I went in honestly expecting to like this– I was incredibly eees. It gives me hope in a really weird way. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Lin was born to Taiwanese parents and grew up in Orlando, Florida. Sometimes I make illegal U turns too but have only killed 1 squirrel. There might be aliens at the end. Not really the dolphin. Kada se osvesti on opet uradi istu stvar eeeeee tako u krug Sep 06, Steve Sarner added it Shelves: Honda Civics are strange.


With Andrew and Sara.

The first pages focus on a character named Andrew, but then the narrative diverges: Eeeee Eee Eeee Author s: He has nothing to say to anyone. What discursive fields does Eeeee Eee Eeee imbricate? Feb 27, Person rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 09, Andrea Woessner rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Compare this book with the other course texts in order to situate it in our ongoing conversation.

Tao Lin’s book blog, reader-of-depressing-books. A work of art.

That’s a gratifying feeling. She says so when I call to order. Eeeee Eee Eeee movie trailer httpv: Next let me say that the design of this book, inside and outside, is nearly sublime.

The San Francisco Chronicle. It was just irritating. He graduated from New York University in with a B. The hallucinatory mingles with the imaginary to numb and destabilize the sense of reality conjured by the text.

A new book called American-Born Chinese makes it out to be very hard.


Eeeee Eee Eeee

Retrieved 23 January His commentaries taking mainstream writers to task and calling for the death of commercial writing have generated nonstop discussion and made him the subject of innumerable profiles on leading cultural websites, from McSweeney’s to Bookslut to Gawker and on. How does Eeeee Eee Eeee attempt to negotiate these questions?

We must be careful then with all of those pop cultural references because they are deceiving us: This kind of peculiar mixture of the absurd and philosophical makes every page capable of what I think of as “exploding. It’s just a joke: Some people like Tao Lin for solely these reasons, or treat him as a sort of novelty or joke. I did Microsoft find-and-replace and changed Andrew to Klaus one day, because I thought Andrew was too long.

Retrieved 16 May Psychedelics, Alienation, and Changea nonfiction account of Lin’s experiences with psychedelic drugs, was published by Vintage Books in May Jul 01, Brent Legault rated it liked it. Apr 07, Danger rated it liked it.