1957 – Born on the 7th of January in Rochester, New York.
1988 – The Mezzanine, a Novel, is Baker’s first book.
1990 – He wrote Room Temperature 1 Novel that continues in the same spirit as The Mezzanine.
1991 – This year he wrote U and I, a true story is a non-fiction study.
1992 – Vox, a Novel covers an episode of phone sex between two young single people.
1994 – He wrote Fermata is one of the most controversial novels.
1998 – Baker’s daughter Alice inspired 1998 – "The Everlasting Story of Nory".
2003 – A Box of Matches, a novel is in many ways a continuation of Room Temperature.
2004 – Checkpoint is composed of dialogue between two old high school friends, Jay and Ben, who discuss Jay’s plans to assassinate President George W. Bush.