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THE EVERLASTING STORY OF NORY: A NOVEL

By: BAKER, NICHOLSON

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000015156

ISBN: 0679439331

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean first edition (as stated)protected in a new brodart wrapper. Sex and the adult cerebellum have tended to be Nicholson Baker's cherished subjects, and not necessarily in that order. In The Everlasting Story of N ory, however, he turns his literary microscopy in an entirely new directio n, exploring the consciousness of a child. Nory, we are told, "was a nine- year-old girl from America with straight brown bangs and brown eyes. She w as interested in d... View more info

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U AND I : A TRUE STORY

By: BAKER, NICHOLSON

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000003779

ISBN: 0679735755

Condition: Very Good


Nicholson Baker is most famous for Vox, the phone-sex novel Monica Lewinsky gave President Clinton, but the vastly superior U and I contains Baker's o wn dirty little secret: an obsession with John Updike. Not since Salieri in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus has one man's genius so publicly tormented another . Baker's ambition is a naked thing shivering with sensitivity, like a snai l bereft of its shell. Yet his book about himself thinking about Updike is as hilariously self-kn... View more info

SIZE OF THOUGHTS:, THE: ESSAYS AND OTHER LUMBER

By: BAKER, NICHOLSON

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000012694

ISBN: 0679439323

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition (as stated)price clipped, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Novelist and essayist Nicholson Baker has had a small but well-deserved cult following since his first book, The Mezzanine, and the publication of the literary sex-bomb Vox saw his popularity mushroom. Baker's great gift is a precision of observational detail that has a peculiarly incisive effect on a reader's consciousness. Here is over a decade's worth of his essays and a... View more info