born in 1983, and raised in orlando, florida, tao lin is, in my books – a revolutionary. in 2007 he 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. now he brings us shoplifting from american apparel you must buy it, that is all.