Short stories by Nicholson Baker

Nicholson Baker (born January 7, 1957) is an American novelist and essayist. His fiction generally de-emphasizes narrative in favor of careful description and characterization. His early novels such as The Mezzanine and Room Temperaturewere distinguished by their minute inspection of his characters' and narrators' stream of consciousness. Out of a total of ten novels, three are erotica: VoxThe Fermata and House of Holes. Among others, Baker has published articles in Harper's Magazine, the London Review of Books and The New Yorker.

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A string quartet practices Mozart’s K. 590 in the common room of their apartment as the complex manager struggles to recover the fading beauty of the property from the indifferent forces of destruction.