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By Tao Lin

I scanned my replica of the improvement galley of Taipei by way of Tao Lin. there are various alterations among this and the ultimate version.

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From an editorial on inspiration Catalog:

Almost instantly upon establishing the package deal containing a duplicate of Tao Lin’s new booklet, Taipei, I took an image of my roommate retaining it and texted it to Tao, telling him we have been excited to eventually learn it.

“Jesus. Galley is 200hrs of labor in the back of ultimate. Lol,” Tao responded.

“Looks like we’ll need to learn it 2x.”

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Info from an previous eBay public sale: (note, the publication I scanned doesn't have any handwritten edits)

Galley of "Taipei" (4 Jun 2013, classic) with handwritten edits/notes on pages 115-258 (see video). I edited the galley of "Taipei" for ~140hrs over ~15 days (the edits from pages 1-115 are on a broadcast out PDF, which isn't integrated during this auction). those edits should be applied within the ultimate draft of "Taipei" (media those who I've advised to attend for the ultimate draft to learn: I or my writer will ship it to you inside of a number of weeks, i feel; sorry for the delay).

Here's an instance of Tao Lin's editing. This photograph is of an early draft of Taipei.

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I was once rereading Fernando Pessoa and Schopenhauer. I had eBooks of other variations in their stuff on my iPhone. I quite often learn eBooks off my iPhone. I take into accout studying Elizabeth Wurtzel's memoir, extra, Now, back, approximately her attempting to write a e-book whereas utilizing loads of Ritalin and feeling since it used to be like what i used to be doing. other than she was once writing a nonfiction e-book and wealthy adequate to maneuver to Florida to target her booklet. i used to be writing an autobiographical novel and borrowing from strangers on Twitter. whilst she defined her worst occasions, like going right into a shopping center and feeling insane from Ritalin, i used to be like, “shit, that’s… common, for me.”

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Paul asked if she'd. tried heroin and she said no, but liked painkillers, then nuzzled his shoulder with her head. When he said he had a headache and drugs in his room and asked if she wanted 33 Tao Lin to go there, she seemed instantly distracted (as a reflexive tactic, Paul felt, to not appear too eager) and expressed indecision a few minutes, then said she also had a headache, then directly stated, more than once-in an openly and uncaringly, Paul felt with amusement, confirmation-seeking manner indicating her previous indecision was at least partly feigned-that she wanted to go to Paul's room to ingest his drugs.

While in storage he could interact with others, look at the internet, go on a book tour, but if he damaged himself he would be moved to a garbage pile, on a different planet. He woke a few times, then remained awake, obstructed from sleep by his own grumpiness and discomfort, the main reasons he wanted to sleep. Paul reached an arm outside his blanket and pulled his MacBook "darkly," he felt, toward himself. , almost three hours since leaving Angelica Kitchen. m. " She responded, a few minutes later, seeming cheerful.

Trying to choose two beers," he thought, at some point, choosing two at random, then finding Laura and exit45 Tao Lin ing a window onto a fourth-story roof, where they passed a shadowy area, emanating the language-y noises and phantom heat of four to six people, to a higher area, where they were alone. Laura, who seemed distracted and pensive, sat looking into the distance, toward what seemed to be the same kind of four-story building, with almost no variation, darkening at a certain point, then becoming individually unapparent as it blurred into a texture.

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