Nicholson Baker, poet of small accuracies, shows us how if you assemble enough of these small accuracies—the song you're humming, your anger at the war, your admiration for your lawn sprinkler—lo! and behold, you've got a novel. Traveling Sprinkler (Blue Rider Press) even creates a love bond out of the need for a hysterectomy.
Nicholson Baker: Traveling Sprinkler
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