A Conversation with Author Nicholson Baker

October 5, 2010 at 4:24 pm


Troy, NY – The Sage Colleges are pleased to welcome Nicholson Baker; writer, critic and social commentator. The author will discuss his career and literary works.

Baker has penned nearly a dozen books in the last 20 years, alternating between fiction and non-fiction, including The Mezzanine, Room Temperature, Vox and The Fermata. His latest work, The Anthologist, is available in paperback.

Baker also writes book reviews for the New York Times and articles for a variety of publications, including The New Yorker, Esquire and The Atlantic Monthly. He recently wrote an essay detailing his first experience playing a video game.

Baker is also the founder of the non-profit American Newspaper Repository, an organization which attempts to save old newspapers, which he considers historical documents, which would otherwise be thrown away by libraries.

Thursday, October 7
7:30 p.m.  
Bush Memorial Hall
Russell Sage College

Reception and book signing to follow in m.o.s.s. books.