Vintage Baker

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Vintage Books, 2004 - Fiction - 199 pages
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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.

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Contents

Chapter One from The Mezzanine
3
Chapter Two from The Mezzanine
11
Chapter Three from The Mezzanine
22
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About the author (2004)

Nicholson Baker is the author of ten novels and numerous works of nonfiction, including The Anthologist, The Mezzanine, and Human Smoke. He has won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Hermann Hesse Prize, and a Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Maine with his wife, Margaret Brentano; both his children went to Maine public schools.

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