Paul Chowder is trying to write the introduction to a new anthology of rhyming verse, but he's having a hard time getting started. The result of his fitful struggles is The Anthologist, Nicholson Baker's brilliantly funny and exquisite love story about poetry.
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A New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Favorite Fiction of 2009-Los Angeles Times
Best Books of 2009-The Christian Science Monitor
Best of 2009-Slate.com
"A Year's Reading" Favorites, 2009-The New Yorker
Best Books of 2009-Seattle Times