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AUTHOR EVENT: Tao Lin in conversation with Melissa Broder

Presented by Thank You Books at Thank You Books, Birmingham AL

Aug 26 2021
AUTHOR EVENT: Tao Lin in conversation with Melissa Broder

Authors Tao Lin and Melissa Broder in virtual conversation, to celebrate the launch of Lin’s new novel, LEAVE SOCIETY.

Tao Lin’s LEAVE SOCIETY is many things at once: a domestic novel, an artist’s journey, a pilgrimage into the furthest reaches of self and self-discovery, a foray into civilization’s social and religious underpinnings–but mostly, and most enjoyably, it’s a story about a son returning home to his parents and his parents’ toy poodle, Dudu, and learning to care for them as he learns to care for himself. Tommy Orange calls it “transcendent in its honesty,” and Melissa Broder asserts that it’s a

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