'He occupies a strange place in the American literary scene: respected but offbeat, a great stylist with controversial or eccentric obsessions.' --Financial Times Magazine
'Baker does seem to capture what a world based on the fulfilment of frustrated desire might be like' --Independent
About the Author
Nicholson Baker was born in 1957 and attended the Eastman School of Music and Haverford College. He is the author of several novels, including The Mezzanine, Vox and The Fermata, and four works of non fiction, U and I, The Size of Thoughts, Double Fold (winner of the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award), and Human Smoke. He lives in Maine.