By Nicholson Baker
(Vintage, Paperback, 9781400078608, 208pp.)
Publication Date: September 14, 2004
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Nicholson Baker has established himself as one of our most brilliant observers of everyday experience. With his keen perception, flawless prose, and endless wit, he has composed both fiction and nonfiction that has become an essential part of our literature.
Vintage Baker contains generous selections from the novels Vox, The Fermata, The Mezzanine, and A Box of Matches; essays from The Size of Thoughts; and portions of the NBCC award winner Doublefold.
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers, presented in attractive, affordable paperback editions.
“Baker writes with appealing charm. He clowns and shows off rambles and pounces hard; he says acute things, extravagant things, terribly funny things.” --Los Angeles Times Book Review