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  - Nataliec7 - LibraryThing

I heard good things about this book which prompted me to read it. Its a new concept of writing for me as it is all based around one phonecall. One erotic phonecall nevertheless. And although, rather ... Read full review

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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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About the author (1992)

NICHOLSON BAKER was born in 1957 and attended the Eastman School of Music and Haverford College. He has published ten novels and has written about poetry, literature, history, politics, time manipulation, youth, and sex. In 1999, he founded the American Newspaper Repository, a collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century newspapers. He received a National Book Critics Circle Award in 2001 for his nonfiction book, Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper and the International Hermann Hesse Prize (Germany) in 2014. He lives in Maine with his wife and two children.

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