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The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
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Jan 28, 2010

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This charming novel, which is about a mediocre intellectual in crisis and written in a Bellovian vein, really knows its poetry. Baker's Paul Chowder is obsessed with rhyme, but cannot produce any: he's a fabulous joke leveled at the legions of program-era poets who have confused versifying with artful prose arrangement.

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