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Summary

Nicholson Baker (born in Rochester, New York, U.S.) is a famous Novelist from USA, he is 63 years old and still alive, born January 7, 1957.

Biography

Nicholson Baker is a contemporary American writer of fiction and non-fiction. As a novelist, he often focuses on minute inspection of his characters' and narrators' stream of consciousness, and has written about such provocative topics as voyeurism and planned assassination. His fiction generally de-emphasizes narrative in favor of careful description and characterization. He's also known for its struggle for the rescue of old books and magazines, which are replaced in the libraries of microfilms.

He's best known novels is:
  • The Mezzanine
    A young office worker thinks and speaks in an office building elevator on the way to work.

  • Vox
    talks about phone sex sessions between two lonely young people. Monica Lewinsky gave a copy of this book, Bill Clinton.

  • A Box of Matches
    morning reflections and memories of a middle-aged narrator, mainly relating to family life.


Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by Nicholson.

Related authors: Monica Lewinsky

Famous quotes by Nicholson Baker (8)


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"Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants"
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"I no longer want to live in an apartment furnished with forklifts and backhoes"
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"Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?"
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"Spoon the sauce over the ice cream. It will harden. This is what you have been working for"
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"Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you"
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"That was the problem with reading: you always had to pick up again at the very thing that had made you stop reading the day before"
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"Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master"
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"For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo"


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