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Written by Nicholson BakerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nicholson Baker

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: September 14, 2004
  • Price: $9.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-7860-8 (1-4000-7860-1)
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about this book

Representing a wide spectrum of some of our most significant modern and contemporary authors, the Vintage Readers offer an attractive, accessible sampling of writing that matters.

“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

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 Double Fold.


Contents

Chapter One from The Mezzanine
Chapter Two from The Mezzanine
Chapter Three from The Mezzanine
from Vox
from The Fermata
RARITY from The Size of Thoughts
THE PROJECTOR from The Size of Thoughts
READING ALOUD from The Size of Thoughts
LEADING WITH THE GRUMPER from The Size of Thoughts
LUMBER part i from The Size of Thoughts
Chapter One from Double Fold
Chapter Two from Double Fold
Chapter Five from A Box of Matches
Chapter Six from A Box of Matches
Chapter Seven from A Box of Matches
Chapter Eight from A Box of Matches