Vox

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Vintage Books, 1992 - Fiction - 165 pages
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Baker has written a novel that remaps the territory of sex--solitary and telephonic, lyrical and profane, comfortable and dangerous. Written in the form of a phone conversation between two strangers, Vox is an erotic classic that places the author in the first rank of America's major writers. Reading tour.

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

Rereading this, I realized it is not simply Nicholson Baker being daring about sex, it is actually both a satire and an examination of the shallowness of our connections and our sexuality. A tragedy ... Read full review

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User Review  - dulcinea14 - LibraryThing

One long phone sex conversation. Maybe this novel would have appealed to me in the 90's, when I was in college, but I found it dated and self-indulgent. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

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.

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