Articles tagged nicholson baker

Nicholson Baker’s Enthusiasms and Passionate Obsessions

Nicholson Baker writes from his enthusiasms, which are many and ever changing. Among other things, his books have focused on sex, John Updike, public libraries, and pacifism and World War II. His latest, The Anthologist, is his love letter to poetry.

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18 Sep 2009 // 4:00 AM

Nicholson Baker laughs gently, a little nervously, when his work is praised. (Embarrassment? Joy?) The 52-year-old American writer, whose eighth novel, “The Anthologist,” a rich

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Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

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"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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