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The Anthologist by Nicholoson Baker

Anthony Cascardi, dean, Arts & Humanities | December 25, 2009

Nicholson Baker’s new novel THE ANTHOLOGIST.  It’s a fascinating tour through the mind and life of a man trying to put together an anthology of poetry.  The protagonist is a not-so-great writer whose views on all aspects of poetry are spoken as if in a stream-of-consciousness.  We listen as if in his presence.  The book is hilarious in many passages–and this post hardly does it justice!