The Mezzanine

The Mezzanine Cover

The Mezzanine

By Nicholson Baker

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679725763, 144pp.

Publication Date: January 16, 1990


Turns an ordinary ride up an office escalator into a meditation on our relations with familiar objects--shoelaces, straws, and more. Baker's debut novel, and a favorite amongst many of us here.