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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...

  • print • June/July/Aug 2014

    Personae of Interest

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

    ... Google), in the galley copy for Thomas Beller’s J. D. Salinger: The Escape Artist (New Harvest, $20), which likens it to Geoff Dyer’s Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D. H. Lawrence, another book “as...

  • 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

    ... things I want to do.” 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


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

    ... didn’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 • Winter 2003


    Geoff Nicholson

  • print • Spring 2002

    Bedlam Burning, by Geoff Nicholson

    Rob Spillman

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

  • print • Oct/Nov 2004


    Geoff Nicholson

  • print • June/July/Aug 2007

    Asylum Seeker

    A new biography charts Anna Kavan’s bouts with psychosis and drugs • Geoff Nicholson

    ...’t? Geoff Nicholson’s novel What We Did on Our Holidays (Hodder & Stoughton, 1990) was adapted for the screen by W. Scott Peake. The film is currently being shown at festivals. ...