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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I think I quit about 40 pages in. There is more dog shit in the piano room. Each sentence makes me feel emotion. I say that eere those three adjectives appear to describe the majority of Tao Lin’s readers, and more importantly, the people who are reviewing this book on amazon.

Eeeee Eee Eeee

Not something to curl up with, rather it’s something you read and hope that the subway doesn’t come because you are not sure if you are going to be able to pick back up where you left off.

Or the moose either.

Melville House has a knack for these things. Taipei was published by Vintage on June 4,to mostly positive reviews.

The reading process best resembled a piano metronome; my feeling towards Lin’s style constantly swinging from helplessly entranced to utterly confused.


Like Moore’s characters, there are a lot of plays on language and within each story, a return to the same images or ideas — or jokes. It made me want to live my life in an opposite way. Oct 25, Dane Martin rated it did not like it. He’s consistently good for a few laughs and writes in a singular style already much imitated by his many sycophants on the Internet.

I continued reading while using the restroom and later when I went downstairs to exercise on a stationary bicycle. Unlike his other book temporal integrity in this book is total and utter crap.

A bear suddenly appears in your car and talks to you Getting recommendations from friends. I’ll grow a beard and drink some Pabst to that.

After I read the words I feel emotions. Open Preview See a Problem? It somehow manages to be both over-saturated with surreal gimmicks, and somehow also deadening and dull. In earlier drafts Andrew’s parents were from Taiwan. Trivia About Eeeee Eee Eeee. Eeeee Eee Eeee is an acid trip in your hands. weee

The New York Times. Archived from the original on 1 May That is a different name. Unlike his other book temporal integrity Okay so a third book review in just a few days, not bad for how far apart they have recently been.

There was a Bear. Andrew would stand there for years trying combinations.


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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I can’t even articulate by disappointment and frustration with this book properly, it’s left me too scatterbrained. In Eeeee Eee Eeee the main character’s parents were born in Germany. Oh and, Sean Penn makes a debut armed with knives trying to fight the bear.

Let me first say that I love and admire the title of this novel. What was it like to grow up Asian-American in this country?

Often I was laughing because things were true. In a way it reads a lot like zerostrata, why is no one noticing that having a conversation with a bear is weird. Maybe I should work at Dominos and deliver pepperoni pizza to Lisa and Lisset. Habilitado Leitor de tela: Goodreads is good like that. Yet it comes and you open the book back up and you think: This page was last edited on 29 Eeeeeat Now, the n Let me first say that I love and admire the title of this novel.

Hipster pretention at its absolute worst. Hope they’ll accept it: