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Nicholson Baker talks about his new novel, "House of Holes: A Book of Raunch," which is set in a sexual theme park.
Nicholson Baker's "House of Holes" page on Simon and Schuster's website
Vulgar, disgusting - entirely inappropriate selection for an on air reading. "Traded his right arm for a larger penis", "tender touch on her nipples"... the author's breathy voice did nothing to elevate passage about woman using a detached arm for sexual satisfaction. At least that's what I think I heard, racing across my kitchen on a Sunday morning to rip the radio cord right out of the wall. Seriously NPR?
Congratulations on airing this, definitely worthwhile and glad I heard it.
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