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Author Nicholson BakerNicholson Baker was born January 7, 1957 in New York City. He studied briefly at the Eastman School of Music and received a B.A. in English from Haverford College. He is a contemporary American writer of fiction and non-fiction.

As a novelist, his writings focus on minute inspection of his characters' and narrators' stream of consciousness. His unconventional novels deal with topics such as voyeurism and planned assassination, and they generally de-emphasize narrative in favor of intense character work.

In 1999, Baker established a non-profit corporation, the American Newspaper Repository, to rescue old newspapers from destruction by libraries.

Baker lives with his family in South Berwick, Maine.

Nicholson Baker Book List and Awards
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Traveling Sprinkler
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Traveling Sprinkler by Nicholson Baker

House of Holes
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House of Holes: A Book of Raunch by Nicholson Baker
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Hardcover Book. February 1994 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2013 NY: Blue Rider Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Nicholson Baker Bibliography


Novels

  • The Mezzanine - 1988
  • Room Temperature - 1990
  • Vox: A Novel - 1992
  • The Fermata - 1994
  • The Everlasting Story of Nory - 1998
  • A Box of Matches - 2003
  • Checkpoint - 2004
  • The Anthologist - 2009
  • House of Holes: A Book of Raunch - 2011
  • Traveling Sprinkler - 2013

Non-Fiction

  • U and I: A True Story - 1991
  • The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber - 1996
  • Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper - 2001
  • The World on Sunday: Graphic Art in Joseph Pulitzer's Newspaper (1898 1911) (with Margaret Brentano, his wife) - 2005
  • Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization - 2008
  • The Way the World Works: Essays - 2012

Nicholson Baker Awards

  • National Book Critics Circle Award in 2001 for his nonfiction book Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
  • International Hermann Hesse Prize (Germany) in 2014

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