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The Way the World Works: Essays

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  • The Way the World Works: Essays (Simon & Schuster) – Hardcover (2012)
    by Nicholson Baker

    The Way the World Works: Essays

    Hardcover, Simon & Schuster
    2012
    English
    317 pages

    ISBN: 1416572473
    ISBN-13: 9781416572473

    Nicholson Baker, who "writes like no one else in America" ("Newsweek"), here assembles his best short pieces from the last fifteen years. "The Way the World Works," 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 moves from political controversy to the intimacy of his own life, from forgotten heroes of pacifism to airplane wings, telephones, paper mills, David Remnick, Joseph Pulitzer, the "OED," and the manufacture of the ... Show more

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