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see all contributions from Geoff Nicholson

  • print • June/July/Aug 2017

    Tour de Raunch

    A brief history of sex in American fiction • Christian Lorentzen

    ... dream inaugural issue, but it included Marilynne Robinson, Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison, Harry Mathews, Edward P. Jones, Jhumpa Lahiri, Ben Marcus, and Nicholson Baker. Funding wasn’t available...

  • interviews • May 02, 2016

    Karan Mahajan talks with Adam Ehrlich Sachs

    Karan Mahajan

    ... Geoff Dyer warned us not to sentence ourselves “to a lifetime of sucking up to Nabokov,” but he forgot to add “Or Bernhard! Or Bernhard! Or Bernhard! Or Bernhard! In what ways do...

  • print • June/July/Aug 2014

    Personae of Interest

    Thomas Beller takes on elusive literary icon J. D. Salinger. • Laura Kipnis

    ... been invented, as far as I can tell (it doesn’t come up on Google), in the galley copy for Thomas Beller’s J. D. Salinger: The Escape Artist (New Harvest, $20), which likens it to Geoff...

  • interviews • June 27, 2014

    Bookforum talks with Thomas Beller

    Aviel Kanter

    ... was all a bit of a leap. Three other biographies come to mind that resemble this one: Geoff Dyer on Lawrence, Nicholson Baker on Updike, and Pico Iyer on Graham Greene. These works are fairly self...

  • papertrail • January 31, 2011

    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:00:00 am

    ...-murakami-1q84-coming-1025-in-single-volume_b22114 (Plato, Peter Pan, Mein Kampf). At the Times, Geoff Nicholson reflects on the “http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/books/review/Nicholson-t...

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2010

    Pleasure Principle

    Samuel Steward lived many lives, all in pursuit of joyous hedonism • Geoff Nicholson

    ... the dark alleys of history and delivering him to us not as a case history but as a fully human and unique individual. Geoff Nicholson’s most recent novel is Gravity’s Volkswagen (Harbour, 2009). He...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2007

    Mild Irish Rose

    Roddy Doyle's heroine, Paula Spencer, is sober now • Geoff Nicholson

    ...’s exactly what life’s like. Once again, Doyle seems likely to have brought off that most surprising and deft of conjuring tricks, winning the approval of both critics and common readers. Geoff Nicholson...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2009

    Rare Bits & Pieces

    Artist Richard Prince has amassed an idiosyncratic collection of first editions and literary curios. • Geoff Nicholson

    ...” Geoff Nicholson’s The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, and Literature of Pedestrianism (Riverhead) was published last fall....

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2008

    STEERING ZEAL

    Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) by Tom Vanderbilt • Geoff Nicholson

    ...’t. Whether any of this satisfies Vanderbilt’s ambitions to tell us why we drive the way we do, and what it says about us, I doubt. Geoff Nicholson is the author of fourteen novels, most...

  • print • Spring 2002

    Bedlam Burning, by Geoff Nicholson

    Rob Spillman

    ...Bedlam Burning, by Geoff Nicholson...

  • print • Oct/Nov 2004

    PROFESSOR OF DESIRE

    Geoff Nicholson

  • print • Winter 2003

    FERTILE IMAGINATION

    Geoff Nicholson