Episode 30: Rapping Taipei

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Tao Lin is the author of the novels Taipei and Shoplifting from American Apparel, among others. For The Organist, Lin discusses his recent novel and reads his work aloud and employs rappers Kool AD and Kitty to read his prose at tongue tying speed for an experiment in reading comprehension. Christian Lorentzen, an editor at the London Review of Books, gives a critical perspective on Lin's work and Kitty provides a mixtape. CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE.

CREDITS: Produced by Ross Simonini. The Organist is produced by Simonini along with Jenna Weiss-Berman and Andrew Leland.

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