Shoplifting from American Apparel

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Shoplifting from American Apparel is Tao Lin's first novella, fifth book, and first published fiction since the May 15, 2007 simultaneous publication of his debut novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee, and debut story-collection, Bed. It is based on a short story first published in Vice Magazine's second annual fiction issue.[1]

It was published September 15, 2009 by Melville House Publishing and has received mixed reviews.

A film adaptation was released in select theaters on December 7, 2012 through Ilikenirvana Productions].[2]

Foreign editions include a Norwegian edition (Cappelen Damm) translated by Audun Mortensen, and forthcoming Spanish (Alpha Decay) and French (Au Diable Vauvert) editions.


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