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    DescriptionA revolutionary.-The Stranger Stimulating and exciting.-The San Francisco Bay Guardian 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 from these places is moving and necessary, not to mention frequently hilarious.-Miranda July, author of No One Belongs Here More Than You Tao Lin-author of the underground sensation Eeeee Eee Eeee-continues his deadpan existential-slapstick style with poems featuring titles such as: I will learn to love a person and then I will teach you and then we will know and hamsters are heads with little characteristics on the head, part one. It is, in short, a book of poetry in which the author attempts in a calm, sympathetic, and at times sarcastic tone, to explain to himself the possible origins and cures of anger, worry, frustration, obsession, and confusion-while concurrently experiencing those things. Tao Lin is the poetry editor for 3 a.m. magazine, and proprietor of the blog Reader of Depressing Books, His stories and poems have appeared in Mississippi Review, Cincinnati Review, Other Voices, Punk Planet, and many other magazines. Lin, author of the novel Eeeee Eee Eeee and the short story collection Bed, was born in 1983.


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    Title
    Cognitive-behavioral Therapy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tao Lin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 101
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781933633480
    ISBN 10: 1933633484
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    B&T Approval Code: A26250000
    DC22: 811/.6, 811.6, 616.891425
    BISAC V2.8: POE009000, POE005010
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3612.I517 C64 2008
    BISAC V2.8: POE023020
    BIC subject category V2: MMJT1
    Thema V1.0: MKMT6
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Melville House Publishing
    Imprint name
    Melville House Publishing
    Publication date
    24 May 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Brooklyn
    Author Information
    Tao Lin is the author of the novels "Richard Yates" and "Eeeee Eee Eeee," the novella "Shoplifting from American Apparel," the story collection "Bed," and the poetry collections "cognitive-behavioral therapy" and "you are a little bit happier than i am." His work has been translated to twelve languages and he lives in Manhattan.
    Review quote
    "Tao Lin's poetry passes by slacker era irony and self-indulgent formalism to dig up something deeper and more human, even when that something seems on first reading to merely be depressed hamsters." --Jeffrey Brown, author of "Clumsy" and "Little Things" "I hope this new publisher uses my blurb this time. I was a little sad that the other one didn't use it. They could have sold tens of copies if they'd put my blurb on that book. But this book is better; these poems are serious and funny and more than they appear. I am a big fan of Tao Lin's writing and this book makes me happy." --Matthew Rohrer, author of "A Green Light" and "Rise Up"