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Best Michael Chabon Books to Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Michael Chabon books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2012)

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Author(s): Michael Chabon

2. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union: A Novel (P.S.) (2008)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadThe New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—“an excellent, hyperliterate, genre-pantsing detective novel that deserves every inch of its…blockbuster superfame” (New York).For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a “temporary” safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. The Jews of the Sitka District have created their own little world in the Alaskan panhandle, a vibrant and complex frontier city that moves to…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

3. Moonglow: A Novel (2017)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the Sophie Brody Medal • An NBCC Finalist for 2016 Award for Fiction • ALA Carnegie Medal Finalist for Excellence in Fiction • Wall Street Journal’s Best Novel of the Year • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year • A Washington Post Best Book of the Year • An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Slate Best Book of the Year • A Christian Science Monitor Top 15 Fiction Book of the…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

4. Summerland: A Novel (2016)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadFrom the Pulitzer Prize winning Michael Chabon comes this bestselling novel for readers of all ages that blends fantasy and folklore with that most American coming-of-age ritual: baseball—now in a new edition, with an original introduction by the author.Ethan Feld is having a terrible summer: his father has moved them to Clam Island, Washington, where Ethan has quickly established himself as the least gifted baseball player the island has ever seen. Ethan’s luck begins to change, however, when a mysterious baseball scout named Ringfinger Brown and a seven-hundred-and-sixty-five-year-old werefox…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

5. Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son (P.S.) (2010)

Best Michael Chabon Books to Read“Chabon has always been a magical prose stylist, adept at combining the sort of social and emotional detail found in Philip Roth’s Goodbye, Columbus stories with the metaphor-rich descriptions of John Updike and John Irving’s inventive sleight of hand. . . . As in his novels, he shifts gears easily between the comic and the melancholy, the whimsical and the serious, demonstrating once again his ability to write about the big subjects of love and memory and regret without falling prey to the Scylla and Charybdis of cynicism and…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

6. Wonder Boys: A Novel (2008)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadA modern classic, now in a welcome new edition, Wonder Boys firmly established Michael Chabon as a force to be reckoned with in American fiction. At once a deft parody of the American fame factory and a piercing portrait of young and old desire, this novel introduces two unforgettable characters: Grady Tripp, a former publishing prodigy now lost in a fog of pot and passion and stalled in the midst of his endless second book, and Grady’s student, James Leer, a budding writer obsessed with Hollywood self-destruction and struggling with his own searching heart. All those who love Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

7. Bookends: Collected Intros and Outros (2019)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadA brilliant, idiosyncratic collection of introductions and afterwords (plus some liner notes) by New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon—“one of contemporary literature’s most gifted prose stylists” (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times).In Bookends, Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon offers a compilation of pieces about literature—age-old classics as well as his own—that presents a unique look into his literary origins and influences, the books that shaped his taste and formed his ideas about writing and…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

8. Michael Chabon’s The Escapists (2017)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadInspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, this story of three aspiring comics creators with big dreams, small cash, and publishing rights to one forgotten Golden Age hero–The Escapist–is Brian K. Vaughan’s love letter to his chosen medium. The lives of these creators Max, Denny, and Case–latter day versions of Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay–are brilliantly woven together with the world of their creations.Discovering his late father’s decades-spanning vault of Escapist memorabilia at the age of six, Max…
Author(s): Michael Chabon, Brian K. Vaughan, et al.

9. The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh (2005)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadThe enthralling debut from bestselling novelist Michael Chabon is a penetrating narrative of complex friendships, father-son conflicts, and the awakening of a young man’s sexual identity. Chabon masterfully renders the funny, tender, and captivating first-person narrative of Art Bechstein,whose confusion and heartache echo the tones of literary forebears like The Catcher in the Rye’s Holden Caulfield and The Great Gatsby’s Nick Carraway. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh incontrovertibly established Chabon as a powerful force in contemporary fiction, even before his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

10. The Final Solution: A Story of Detection (P.S.) (2005)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadRetired to the English countryside, an eighty-nine-year-old man, rumored to be a once-famous detective, is more concerned with his beekeeping than with his fellow man. Into his life wanders Linus Steinman, nine years old and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany with his sole companion: an African gray parrot. What is the meaning of the mysterious strings of German numbers the bird spews out – a top-secret SS code? The keys to a series of Swiss bank accounts? Or do they hold a significance both more prosaic and far more sinister? Though the solution may be beyond even the reach…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

11. Telegraph Avenue: A Novel (2013)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadThe New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—a big-hearted, exhilarating novel exploring the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland families.“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”—Michiko Kakutani, New York Times New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

12. Werewolves in Their Youth: Stories (2000)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadThe author of Wonder Boys returns with a powerful and wonderfully written collection of stories, Werewolves in Their Youth. Caught at moments of change, Chabon’s men and women, children and husbands and wives, all face small but momentous decisions. They are caught in events that will crystallize and define their lives forever, and with each, Michael Chabon brings his unique vision and uncanny understanding of our deepest mysteries and our greatest fears….
Author(s): Michael Chabon

13. Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure (2008)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadMichael Chabon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, sprang from an early passion for the derring-do and larger-than-life heroes of classic comic books. Now, once more mining the rich past, Chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures–from The Arabian Nights to Alexandre Dumas to Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories–in a wonderful new novel brimming with breathless action, raucous humor, cliff-hanging suspense, and a cast of colorful characters worthy of Scheherazade’s most tantalizing…
Author(s): Michael Chabon

14. Michael Chabon’s The Escapist: Pulse-Pounding Thrills (2018)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadMaster of elusion and foe of tyranny, from his secret headquarters beneath the majestic Empire Theater, the Escapist and his associates have been defeating the crooked and coming to the aid of those in need for generations. From obstructing the endeavors of post-war Nazis, to protecting the innocent from an attack on the World’s Fair, to infiltrating behind enemy lines to free prisoners of war in Vietnam, and even to stymieing a hypnotizing saxophone player, the Escapist does not suffer oppression of any kind. A multitude of the Escapist’s pulse-pounding adventures are…
Author(s): Michael Chabon , Matt Kindt, et al.

15. Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel (2017)

Best Michael Chabon Books to ReadPino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He’s a normal Italian teenager—obsessed with music, food, and girls—but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior.In an attempt to protect him, Pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier—a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf…
Author(s): Mark Sullivan

Michael Chabon is an American author born in 1963, awarded with the Pulitzer Price for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, while many of his books are best sellers worldwide. His first book, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, was published in 1988 and was a great success and the same happened with his following works. Here is a list of some of Michael Chabon has 100 books on Goodreads with 840685 ratings. Michael Chabon’s most popular book is The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Michael Chabon is an American author of literary fiction and children’s novels. Aside from his novels and children’s books, he has also written and published screenplays, comics and newspaper serials. Michael Chabon (/ ˈ ʃ eɪ b ɒ n / SHAY-bon; born May 24, 1963) is an American novelist, screenwriter, columnist and short story writer. Chabon’s first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988), was published when he was 25.

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Brown Sugar Kitchen New-Style, Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland

Author(s): Tanya Holland, Jody Horton, Michael Chabon and Jan Newberry
Publisher: Chronicle Books, Year: 2014, Size: 87 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1549078

Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

Author(s): Michael Chabon
Publisher: Harper Perennial, Year: 2010, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 915697

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Author(s): Michael Chabon
Publisher: Harper Perennial, Year: 2005, Size: 328 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2107292

D’Aulaires’ Book of Norse Myths

Author(s): Ingri d’Aulaire, Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, Michael Chabon
Publisher: NYR Children’s Collection, Year: 2005, Size: 111 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2190990

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