Nicholson Baker
Grove/Atlantic, New York, 2010, 1988; originally published 1986, English
ISBN: 9781555842581

Humorous short novel (the author's first) about one afternoon in the life of a modern office worker, with ruminations on escalators, plastic straws, doorknobs, neckties, and more.

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Michael Bierut

My favorite book of product design criticism.

Nancye Green

Illustrates in maddening detail the designer’s excruciating fascination with the ordinary as extraordinary.

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