Nicholson Baker Quotes

9 Nicholson Baker quotes:

"Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants."
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"Spoon the sauce over the ice cream. It will harden. This is what you have been working for."
"Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master."
"I no longer want to live in an apartment furnished with forklifts and backhoes."
"Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you."
"Haven't you felt a peculiar sort of worry about the chair in your living room that no one sits in?"
"That was the problem with reading: you always had to pick up again at the very thing that had made you stop reading the day before."
"For me, as a beginning novelist, all other living writers form a control group for whom the world is a placebo."
"Footnotes are the finer-suckered surfaces that allow testicular paragraphs to hold fast to the wider reality of the library."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Reality Quotes

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