Michael Chabon

McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern # 7

Added on June 30, 2016

McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern # 7 Michael Chabon, Various Contributors McSweeney’s, U.S.A. 2001 This edition of McSweeney’s Quarterly contains nine booklets with original stories by Kevin Brockmeier, Michael Chabon (Further Adventures of Kavalier and Clay), Ann Cummins, Courtney Eldridge, A.M. Homes, Heidi Julavits, J.T. Leroy, Allan Seager, William T. Vollmann and Chris Ware. Kevin Brockmeier’s story [...]

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Added on February 26, 2013

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Michael Chabon Random House, New York, 2000 The New York Review of Books called The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Chabon’s magnum opus. It won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and was nominated for several other major awards, including the Pen/Faulkner Award and The National Book Critics Circle [...]

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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

Added on October 24, 2012

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union Michael Chabon Harper Collins, U.S.A. 2007 The cover of this alternative history novel is an eclectic mixture of imagery from pulp detective novels of the 1940′s, Jewish art, and Native art of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Chabon’s fifth novel┬áThe Yiddish Policemen’s Union won three major science fiction prizes including the [...]

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Added on January 20, 2011

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Michael Chabon Perennial Library, U.S.A. 1989 This is the first paperback edition of Chabon’s debut novel, which he started writing when he was just twenty-one years old. He submitted the finished book as his master’s thesis, and his professor, without telling Chabon, sent it off to a literary agent. Chabon ended [...]

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The Final Solution

Added on January 2, 2011

The Final Solution Michael Chabon Harper Collins, U.S.A. 2004 This novella came out one year earlier in a slightly different form in the Paris Review. In this story, Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to work on one last case. Reviews were mixed, but reviewers seem to be focused on comparing this book to Chabon’s [...]

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