Synopses & Reviews
Readers follow the journey of our hero up the escalator and learn why straws don't sink in milk cartons; whether the hot air blowers in bathrooms are really more sanitary than towels; the physics of shoelaces; and how the most trivial of objects can lead to the deepest revelations of the human heart.
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.