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1 Baker, Nicholson Checkpoint: A Novel
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 1400044006 / 9781400044009 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Checkpoint" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Meet Jay. Meet Ben. Jay has summoned his old friend Ben to a hotel room in the nation's capital....And Jay will explain to Ben exactly why and how he is planning to commit a murder that will change the course of history. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Baker, Nicholson Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
New York, New York Random House 2001 0375504443 / 9780375504440 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Double Fold" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. In this passionately argued book the author explains the marketing of the brittle-paper crisis and the real motives behind it. Pleading the case for saving our newspapers and books so that they can continue to be read in their original forms, he tells how and why our greatest research libraries betrayed the public's trust by selling off or pulping irreplaceable collections. "Double Fold," the author's first full-length non-fiction in a decade, is a timely book on a subject of great intellectual and historical importance. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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3 Baker, Nicholson House of Holes: A Book of Raunch
New York, New York Simon & Schuster 2011 143918951X / 9781439189511 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "House of Holes" has been neatly SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Brimful of good nature, wit, and surreal sexual vocabulary, "House of Holes" is a modern-day Hieronymous Boschian bacchanal that is sure to surprise, amuse, and arose. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Baker, Nicholson Room Temperature
New York, NY Grove Weidenfeld 1990 0802112242 / 9780802112248 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Room Temperature" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! With humor, charm, and inspiration, Nicholson Baker again delights and amuses in this disarming story of a new father's afternoon reverie. Though all in the room is still, the narrator's mind is not, and in inspired moments of mental flight, Mike's thoughts on his newfornd parenthood lead him back to his own childhood and to reflections on the objects of his youth. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Baker, Nicholson Size of Thoughts
London, United Kingdom Chatto & Windus 1996 0701163011 / 9780701163013 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the UK Edition of "Size of Thoughts" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! The author's first collection of essays and journalism: investigative forays into the realm of the overlooked, the underfunded, the apparently pedestrian, and the wrongfully scrapped. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Baker, Nicholson The Anthologist
New York, New York Simon & Schuster 2009 1416572449 / 9781416572442 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Anthologist" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! "The Anthologist" is narrated by Paul Chowder - a once-in-a-while-published kind of poet who is writing the introduction to a new anthology of poetry. At the same time, Paul barely manages to realize all of this himself, and the result is a tenderly romantic, hilarious, and inspired novel. 
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7 Baker, Nicholson The Everlasting Story of Nory
New York, NY Random House Inc 1998 0679439331 / 9780679439332 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Everlasting Story of Bory" has been SIGNED by Nicolson Baker on the title page! A funny, poignant, complicated book for grown-ups about the wisdom and strangeness that can exist in a child's mind. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Baker, Nicholson The Fermata
New York, NY Random House Inc 1994 0679415866 / 9780679415862 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Fermata" has been SIGNED by Nicolson Baker on the title page! Ann Strine likes to stop time and take women's clothes off. He is hard at work on his autobiography, "The Fermata." It proves in the telling to be a very provocative, funny, and altogether morally confused piece of work. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Baker, Nicholson The Mezzanine: A Novel
New York, New York Weidenfeld and Nicholson 1988 1555842585 / 9781555842581 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Mezzanine" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! The remarkable portrait of one young man's day at the office - actually, his lunch hour and, more exactly, his escalator ride back to his office on the mezzanine level, after purchasing shoelaces. Nicholson Baker's novel is fiction of an astonishing new and original variety. Complete with footnotes, lists, and charts, "The Mezzanine" marks Nicholson Baker's inspired debut as novelist. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Baker, Nicholson The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber
New York, New York Random House 1996 0679439323 / 9780679439325 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Size of Thoughts" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Here Baker collects over a decade's worth of essays and journalism, including his controversial and highly praised 1994 article on the destruction of library card catalogs. "The Size of Thoughts," through its varied forays into the realms of the overlooked, the underfunded, and the wrongfully scrapped, is a funny and thought-provoking book by one of the most distinctive stylists and thinkers of our time. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Baker, Nicholson The Way the World Works: Essays
New York, New York Simon & Schuster 2012 1416572473 / 9781416572473 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Way the World Works: Essays" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the ttile page! Baker's second nonfiction collection, ranges over the map of life to examine what troubles us, what eases our pain, and what brings us joy. Baker shines the light of an inexpugnable curiosity. "The Way the World Works" is a keen-minded, generous-spirited compendium by a modern American master. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Baker, Nicholson Traveling Sprinkler
New York, New York Blue Rider Press 2013 0399160965 / 9780399160967 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Traveling Sprinkler" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Paul Chowder, the poet protagonist of Nicholson Baker's novel "The Anthologist," is turning fifty-five and missing his ex-girlfriend, Roz, rather desperately. Written in Baker's beautifully unconventional prose, and scored with musical influences from Debussy to Tracy Chapman to Paul himself, "Traveling Sprinkler" is an enchanting, hilarious - and very necessary - novel by one of the most beloved and influential writers today. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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13 Baker, Nicholson U and I: A True Story
New York, NY Random House Inc 1991 0394589947 / 9780394589947 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "U and I" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! Here the author turns his attention to a true story: that of "U & I." The U is John Updike, the I is Nicholson Baker, and their confrontation on these pages is an unexpected, hilarious tour de force. Not literary criticism, nor an essay or thesis, "U & I" is an entirely new genre of creative exploration - an examination of how a life's worth of reading colors and affects the mind. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Baker, Nicholson Vox : A Novel
New York, NY Random House 1993 0394589955 / 9780394589954 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Vox" has been SIGNED by Nicholson Baker on the title page! A man and a woman, strangers to each other and residents of distant cities, call an adult party line. Finding each other's voice enticing, they soon switch to a private, one-on-one connection. In "Vox," we join this telephonic pair as they commence their mutual seduction; we eavesdrop on them as, little by little, they talk themselves into increasingly impassioned levels of self-disclosure. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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