Writer Nicholson Baker expresses his surprise at the shock with which critics have greeted this novel, in which a young man discovers that he can stop time. Sexuality, regression ---mobius-strip--- personality structures and infantile fantasy all play a part in the discussion.
Hey! Did you enjoy this piece? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KCRW's music programming, news reporting, and cultural coverage. Help support the DJs, journalists, and staff of the station you love.