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Michael Chabon

Biography

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, SUMMERLAND (a novel for children), THE FINAL SOLUTION, THE YIDDISH POLICEMEN'S UNION, MAPS AND LEGENDS, and GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD.

He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children.

Michael Chabon

Books by Michael Chabon

by Michael Chabon - Fiction

Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are longtime friends and co-regents of a used record store. But when ex-NFL quarterback Gibson Goode announces his plan to build a megastore nearby, the duo fears that it will mean certain death for their small business. What they don’t know is that this announcement marks the peak of a secret history, including a forgotten crime of the Black Panther era. How will the two make it through these trying times?

by Michael Chabon - Fiction, Literary Fiction

In 1939 New York, a young artist who also has been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, teams up with his cousin teams up with his cousin to create a great American literary product --- the comic book. As the shadow of Hitler falls over Europe and ultimately the world, the boys end up immersed in the Golden Age of Comic Books, finding greater fame and more trouble than they could ever have imagined.