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Trip Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change

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ISBN-10: 1101974516

ISBN-13: 9781101974513

Edition: 2018

Authors: Tao Lin

List price: $18.00
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Part memoir, part history, part journalistic expos#65533;, Trip is a look at psychedelic drugs, literature, and alienation from one of the twenty-first century's most innovative novelists--The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test for a new generation. A Vintage Original. While isolating himself to work on his novel Taipei, Tao Lin discovered the prolific work of Terence McKenna--the leading advocate of psychotropic drugs since Timothy Leary. Tao became obsessed with McKenna, whose worldview (and particular theory of drug use) seemed to present an alternate way of being. In Trip, Tao's first ever book-length work of nonfiction, he explores parallels between McKenna's life and his own in a…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.20" wide x 8.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.484

Tao Lin was born in 1983, and raised in Orlando, Florida. In 2007 Melville House published his first two works of fiction, the short story collection Bed, and the novel Eeeee Eee Eeee, simultaneously. Lin quickly became an underground sensation with a huge cult following. In 2008, Lin published his poetry collection, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. It has been assigned as a text book in several college level psychology courses. TAO LIN is the author of the story collection Bed, the poetry collection Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and the poetry chapbook You Are A Little Bit Happier Than I Am. His stories, poems, essays and criticisms (he once reviewed the audience at one his readings for…