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I have enjoyed several of Mr. Baker's works. I just could not get into this one and put it down after 15 or 20 pagesPublished 4 months ago by Charles Dinerstein
This book limns the excruciating attempts to accomplish a literary work and offers the reader insight into that process. And its funny.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was a book club book. Everyone else in the group loved it. I had a very hard time following it and gave up after 45 pages. I may try it again at another time.Published 9 months ago by pinkquartz
Nicholson Baker is a fascinating writer! In this book as in his prior novels, he proves to be uncannily able to track and describe the smallest motions and most random thoughts of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Auntiejean
Paul Chowder is a flawed, fascinating, and intensely human protagonist. Baker takes us inside his head -- it's been a while since I've been so fascinated by such a ordinary... Read morePublished 13 months ago by morehumanthanhuman
Fabulously funny for anyone familiar with the present day state of "poetry." As a plus, very informative also. A "must read" for the literature, academic.Published 13 months ago by Emily Dickinson