Tao Lin

    • 8.2.13

      Fatty XXL Meets the Little Mermaid High on X and Texting

      For almost a decade now Action Books has been filling a gap in American publishing by translating works that are considered avant-garde masterpieces in other parts of the world into English. They published Tao Lin in the US before you knew who he was...

    • 7.31.13

      For the Voice of A Generation Tao Lin Doesn’t Say Much

      Tao Lin is everywhere: his books are on the bedside table of everyone with a fringe, his reviews (lauding or condemning) clutter blogs, and he rivals Lena Dunham as the proclaimed voice of Generation Y.

    • 6.26.13

      Marie Calloway on Her New Novel and Being Called "Jailbait"

      "I wondered if I should go into his apartment." That line opens Marie Calloway's debut novel, what purpose did i serve in your life. She does go in, and the following 240 pages are what happens next. Reviews and comments about Calloway’s novel...

    • 6.12.13

      Taipei Metro

      For the past couple of months, in celebration of last week's release of Tao Lin's latest novel, Taipei, we have been featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. In the final installment...

    • 6.5.13

      The Taipei Book Release Party Is Tonight

      Yesterday Tao told us via email that he has "confirmed probably 15 ppl plan on using it as a chance to get really messed up" and "several ppl have planned to die from drugs that night also."

    • 5.29.13

      Taipei Public Art

      Over the past few weeks, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we have been featuring a number of photo albums taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. In this selection, Tao shares some of...

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    • 5.28.13

      An Excerpt from Tao Lin's 'Taipei'

      Paul’s father was 28 and Paul’s mother was 24 when they alone (out of a combined fifteen to twenty-five siblings) left Taiwan for America. Paul was born in Virginia six years later, in 1983, when his brother was 7. Paul was 3 when the family moved to...

    • 5.21.13

      Taipei Signs

      In celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of iPhone photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. In this selection, Tao shows us some of his favorite...

    • 5.15.13

      The Grand Hotel

      Over the next few weeks, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. This selection focuses on the Grand...

    • 5.7.13

      Facedown Generation

      Over the next month, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. This week's photos are based on people...

    • 4.30.13

      Taipei Carbs

      Over the next month, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. This selection is all about the city's...

    • 4.23.13

      Taipei Fashion

      Over the next month and a half, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan. This selection is all about...

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