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Nicholson Baker, "The Anthologist"




Author Nicholson Baker examines emotional pain and suffering as a means to a brilliantly penned end in his new book,
Author Nicholson Baker examines emotional pain and suffering as a means to a brilliantly penned end in his new book,"The Anthologist." His protagonist's life was tough; he was down-and-out but he soon discovered his personal hell wasn’t in the same league as the tortured artists who came before him.
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Author Nicholson Baker examines emotional pain and suffering as a means to a brilliantly penned end in his new book,"The Anthologist." His protagonist's life was tough; he was down-and-out but he soon discovered his personal hell wasn’t in the same league as the tortured artists who came before him. Out of the depths of his inner turmoil, he found a deep appreciation and unconventional understanding of the art and passion of poetry.

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Nicholson Baker, author of seven previous works of fiction, including the New York Times bestselling "Vox" and "The Fermata," as well as four works of nonfiction, including "Human Smoke" and "Double Fold"