The Way the World Works

The Way the World Works

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The Way the World Works, Nicholson Baker's ranges over the map of life to examine what ails us, what eases our pain, and what gives us joy. Baker-recently hailed as qone of the most consistently enticing writers of our timeq by The New York Times-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 Venetian gondola. In one essay, Baker surveys our fascination with video games while attempting to beat his teenage son at Modern Warfare 2; in a celebrated essay on Wikipedia, he describes his efforts to stem the tide of encyclopedic deletionism. Through all these pieces Baker shines the light of an inexpugnable curiosity; The Way the World Works is a keen-minded, generous-spirited compendium by a modern American master.Herea#39;s what you buy when you buy a Kindle book. You buy the right to ... (You can, however, read Kindle books on the iPod Touch and the iPhonea€”more about that latera€”because Amazon has decided that ita#39;s in its interest to let you.) Maybe anbsp;...


Title:The Way the World Works
Author: Nicholson Baker
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2012-08-01
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