Checkpoint: A Novel

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From Nicholson Baker, best-selling author of Vox and the most original writer of his generation, his most controversial novel yet.

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From Nicholson Baker, best-selling author of Vox and the most original writer of his generation, his most audacious novel yet.

Meet Jay.

Meet Ben.

Jay has summoned his old friend Ben to a hotel room not far from the nation's capitol. During the course of an afternoon, they will share a delicious lunch and will crack open a bottle of wine from the hotel minibar. They will chat about everything from Ben's new camera to Iraq to the unfortunate fate of a particular free-range chicken.

And Jay will explain to Ben exactly why and how he is planning to commit a murder that will change the course of history.

About the Author:

Nicholson Baker was born in 1957 and attended the Eastman School of Music and Haverford College. He has published six previous novels and three works of nonfiction, including Double Fold, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 2001.


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