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U and I: A True Story

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Baker muses on the creative process via his obsession with John Updike.

Review:

?A subtle, funny and, in its way, profoundly serious study of the means by which art and artists are made.? John Banville, Irish Times

Review:

?The tragi-comedy of literary rivalry has never been expressed so nakedly, so well.? New Statesman

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?A fine, funny book by a very clever writer?Baker is unprotected and thrillingly open, the bare forked writer: a touch ridiculous, therefore, but ridiculously talented.? Craig Raine, Independent on Sunday

Review:

?A handsome IOU from a rookie writer to a seasoned pro, but also a confessional, a book about the way one man?s shining words can march into your kitchen, and what happens when they do?Nicholson Baker is a canny, modern writer. He is building a sharp and singular library of the interior life, and U and I is a decisive and welcome addition.? Robert Winder, Independent

About the Author

Nicholson Baker has published five novels-The Mezzanine, Room Temperature, Vox, The Fermata, and The Everlasting Story of Nory-and two works of nonfiction, U and I and The Size of Thoughts. He lives with his wife and two children in Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679735755
Author:
Baker, Nicholson
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
80-2
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.00x5.17x.53 in. .48 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Vintage Books,1992. - English 9780679735755 Reviews:
"Review" by , ?A subtle, funny and, in its way, profoundly serious study of the means by which art and artists are made.?
"Review" by , ?The tragi-comedy of literary rivalry has never been expressed so nakedly, so well.?
"Review" by , ?A fine, funny book by a very clever writer?Baker is unprotected and thrillingly open, the bare forked writer: a touch ridiculous, therefore, but ridiculously talented.?
"Review" by , ?A handsome IOU from a rookie writer to a seasoned pro, but also a confessional, a book about the way one man?s shining words can march into your kitchen, and what happens when they do?Nicholson Baker is a canny, modern writer. He is building a sharp and singular library of the interior life, and U and I is a decisive and welcome addition.?
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