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Baseless: My Search For Secrets In The Ruins Of The Freedom Of Information Act

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A major new work, a hybrid of history, journalism, and memoir, about the modern Freedom of Information Act  –  FOIA  –  and the horrifying, decades-old government misdeeds that it is unable to demystify, from one of…
House of Holes: A Book of Raunch
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|February 7, 2012

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In the New York Times bestseller House of Holes , Nicholson Baker, “one of the most beautiful, original, and ingenious prose stylists to have come along in decades” ( The New York Times Magazine ), returns to the terrain that made him famous with a…
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

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Bestselling author Nicholson Baker, recognized as one of the most dexterous and talented writers in America today, has created a compelling work of nonfiction bound to provoke discussion and controversy—a wide-ranging, astonishingly fresh perspective on the…
Vox
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|January 26, 1993

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER  Vox is a novel that remaps the territory of sex—sex solitary and telephonic, lyrical and profane, comfortable and dangerous. It is an erotic classic that places Nicholson Baker firmly in the first rank of major American writers.
Checkpoint: A Novel
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|April 12, 2005

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From Nicholson Baker, best-selling author of Vox and the most original writer of his generation, his most controversial novel yet.
A Box Of Matches
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|March 9, 2004

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Emmett has a wife and two children, a cat, and a duck, and he wants to know what life is about. Every day he gets up before dawn, makes a cup of coffee in the dark, lights a fire with one wooden match, and thinks. What Emmett thinks about is the subject of this…
The Fermata
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|January 24, 1995

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Having turned phone sex into the subject of an astonishing national bestseller in Vox, Baker now outdoes himself with an outrageously arousing, acrobatically stylish "X-rated sci-fi fantasy that leaves Vox seeming more like mere fiber-optic foreplay"…
The Way the World Works: Essays
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|February 10, 2015

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New York Times bestselling author Nicholson Baker has assembled a “provocative and entertaining” ( The Wall Street Journal ) collection of his most original and brilliant pieces from the last fifteen years. From political controversy to the intimacy…
Room Temperature
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|October 12, 2010

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Nicholson Baker lives in Maine.
Mezzanine
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|July 23, 2010

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In his startling, witty, and inexhaustibly inventive first novel-first published in 1986 and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback-the author of Vox and The Fermata uses a one-story escalator ride as the occasion for a dazzling reappraisal of everyday objects…
The Size Of Thoughts: Essays And Other Lumber

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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…
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper

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The ostensible purpose of a library is to preserve the printed word. But for fifty years our country’s libraries–including the Library of Congress–have been doing just the opposite, destroying hundreds of thousands of historic newspapers and…
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