The Size of Thoughts

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The Size of Thoughts

Essays and Other Lumber

By Nicholson Baker

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679776246, 368pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 1997


The bestselling author of Vox and The Fermata devotes his hyperdriven curiosity and magnificently baroque prose to the fossils of punctuation and the lexicography of smut, delivering to readers a provocative and often hilarious celebration of the neglected aspects of our experience. 368 pp. 15,000 print.

About the Author
Nicholson Baker has published five novels The Mezzanine, Room Temperature, Vox, The Fermata, and The Everlasting Story of Nory and two works of nonfiction, U and I and The Size of Thoughts. He lives with his wife and two children in Maine."