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Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Maps and Legends, Gentlemen of the Road, and... show more



Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Maps and Legends, Gentlemen of the Road, and the middle grade book Summerland. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children. You can visit Michael online at www.michaelchabon.com

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Birth date: May 24, 1963
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 3 months ago
Is it too early in the year to say that if you buy one book this year, it should be this one? Yes, I know Mantel’s conclusion is coming out next month, but you should really consider this one. I first read about in the NYT Book Review. That day, I went out and brought it, mostly because of Marlon Ja...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 11 months ago
This is going to be one of those reviews in which the reviewer wishes the novel was about something other than what the author wrote. Kavalier and Clay are cousins, one a refugee from Nazi occupied Prague, the other a kid from Brooklyn. Kavalier is a talented artist and Clay an inspiring writer an...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 1 year ago
This lengthy book felt like it lasted forever. Not that I didn't enjoy it, but then I'd put down the book and not miss it until the next time I had a chance to read. Yet when I was in it I was quite engrossed in the novel, set in the Golden Age of American superhero comics in the late 1930s-1940s. I...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 2 years ago
It took a while to get into this one. As I was about to give up, I cheated and skipped to the final chapter, read three sentences, squished my face into an "aww man" and decided I had to know how they got from where I was (chapter 13-ish?) to there. So I turned back with some real chagrin and read o...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 2 years ago
At least in regards to women. I felt like Yiddish Policemen's Union was a massive step up from Chevalier and Clay in that regard, but this was... a step sideways at best. I don't know, maybe I just wasn't feeling this book. It's a pretty self-indulgent project in that it's a fictionalised family b...
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