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"Every time another review comes out I let out a deep breath." -- Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon ( ; born May 24, 1963) is an American author and "one of the most celebrated writers of his generation", according to The Virginia Quarterly Review.

Chabon's first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988), was published when he was 25 and catapulted him to literary celebrity. He followed it with a second novel, Wonder Boys (1995), and two short-story collections. In 2000, Chabon published The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a critically acclaimed novel that John Leonard, in a 2007 review of a later novel, called Chabon's magnum opus; it received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001 (see: 2001 in literature). His novel The Yiddish Policemen's Union, an alternate history mystery novel, was published in 2007 to enthusiastic reviews and won the Hugo, Sidewise, and Nebula awards; his serialized novel Gentlemen of the Road appeared in book form in the fall of that same year.

His work is characterized by complex language, the frequent use of metaphor along with recurring themes, including nostalgia, divorce, abandonment, fatherhood, and issues of Jewish identity. He often includes gay, bisexual, and Jewish characters in his work. Since the late 1990s, Chabon has written in an increasingly diverse series of styles for varied outlets; he is a notable defender of the merits of genre fiction and plot-driven fiction, and, along with novels, he has published screenplays, children's books, comics, and newspaper serial.

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Total Books: 214
Moonglow
2020 - Moonglow (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780063036550
ISBN-10: 006303655X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Awesome Man The Mystery Intruder
2020 - Awesome Man the Mystery Intruder (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062875099
ISBN-10: 0062875094
Genre: Children's Books
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Gentlemen of the Road
2019 - Gentlemen of the Road [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787521708776
ISBN-10: 7521708776
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay
2019 - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787521702132
ISBN-10: 7521702131
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Pops Fatherhood in Pieces
2019 - Pops Fatherhood in Pieces (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062851123
ISBN-10: 0062851128
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships
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Bookends Collected Intros and Outros
2019 - Bookends Collected Intros and Outros (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062851291
ISBN-10: 0062851292
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Michael Chabon's The Escapist PulsePounding Thrills
Pops Fatherhood in Pieces
2018 - Pops Fatherhood in Pieces (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062834621
ISBN-10: 0062834622
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh
2018 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781977358851
ISBN-10: 1977358853
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Michael Chabon's The Escapist Amazing Adventures
Michael Chabon's The Escapists
2017 - Michael Chabon's the Escapists (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781506704036
ISBN-10: 1506704034
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash Writers Confront the Occupation
Summerland A Novel
2016 - Summerland a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062418081
ISBN-10: 0062418084
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Summerland
2016 - Summerland [Larger Print] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062440334
ISBN-10: 0062440330
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Casanova Acedia Volume 1
2015 - Casanova Acedia Volume 1 [Casanova Acedia Tp] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781632154774
ISBN-10: 1632154773
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Telegraph Avenue A Novel
2014 - Telegraph Avenue a Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062359827
ISBN-10: 0062359827
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Telegraph Avenue
2014 - Telegraph Avenue (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783462046175
ISBN-10: 3462046179
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier  Clay
2013 - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781480537187
ISBN-10: 1480537187
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
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Telegraph Avenue A Novel
2013 - Telegraph Avenue a Novel [P.S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061493355
ISBN-10: 006149335X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 9

Mappe e leggende Avventure ai confini della lettura
2013 - Mappe E Leggende Avventure Ai Confini Della Lettura (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788897404125
ISBN-10: 889740412X
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Telegraph Avenue
2012 - Telegraph Avenue (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061493348
ISBN-10: 0061493341
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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2005 - Jovenes Hombres Lobo [Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Un Mundo Modelo [Debolsillo 21 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Summerland [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2002 - Las Asombrosas Aventuras De Kavalier Y Clay/ the Amazing Aventures of Kavalier and Clay [Literatura Mondadori/ Mondadori Literature - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1995 - Wonder Boys Edition [Bookcassetter] (Audio Cassette)
Chicos Prodigiosos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)