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"I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman - in spite of the fact that all three of them reacted positively I still have this fear." -- 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: 210
2020 - Moonglow (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780063036550
ISBN-10: 006303655X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Awesome Man The Mystery Intruder
2020 - Awesome Man the Mystery Intruder (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062875099
ISBN-10: 0062875094
Genre: Children's Books

Pops Fatherhood in Pieces
2019 - Pops Fatherhood in Pieces (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780062851123
ISBN-10: 0062851128
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships

Bookends Collected Intros and Outros
2019 - Bookends Collected Intros and Outros (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062851291
ISBN-10: 0062851292
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Michael Chabon's The Escapist PulsePounding Thrills
The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh
2018 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781977358851
ISBN-10: 1977358853
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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

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

2016 - Summerland [Larger Print] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062440334
ISBN-10: 0062440330
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

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

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.

Telegraph Avenue
2013 - Telegraph Avenue (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781554682089
ISBN-10: 1554682088
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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.

Mappe e leggende Avventure ai confini della lettura
2013 - Mappe E Leggende Avventure Ai Confini Della Lettura (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788897404125
ISBN-10: 889740412X

Telegraph Avenue CD
2012 - Telegraph Avenue Cd (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780062205780
ISBN-10: 0062205781
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
2012 - Telegraph Avenue By Michael Chabon (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780007288755
ISBN-10: 0007288751
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier  Clay  A Novel
2012 - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay a Novel [with bonus content] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780812983586
ISBN-10: 0812983580
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Gary Gianni's MonsterMen and Other Scary Stories
2012 - Gary Gianni's Monstermen and Other Scary Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781595828293
ISBN-10: 159582829X
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man
2012 - Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780007453382
ISBN-10: 0007453388
Genre: Children's Books

2007 - The Yiddish Policemen's Union [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Hardcover, Audio CD
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)
2000 - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - Wonder Boys Edition [Bookcassetter] (Audio Cassette)
Chicos Prodigiosos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
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