In the writing of Willa Cather, John Edgar Wideman, Michael Chabon, Stewart O’Nan, and Ellen Litman we see a fuller expression of the raw energy of Pittsburgh than one does in the simple platitudes of official civic boosters. The post Hell with the Lid Taken Off: A Pittsburgh Reading List appeared first on The Millions.
"Heartbroken and furious, I would never return there again," Ayelet Waldman said of Israel after visiting separate-and-unequal Hebron with Breaking the Silence in 2014. She and her husband Michael Chabon are working on a collection about the occupation that has gotten a lot of attention in the Israeli press and is sure to shock American Jews.
Yeah, it’s not a great sign when the man who invented a sewer-dwelling, child-murdering spider clown finds you off-putting. Stephen King, Junot Diaz, Jennifer Egan, and hundreds of other writers published “An Open Letter to the American People” to Lit Hub this week opposing the candidacy of Donald Trump. According ... More »
Stephen King, Wild author Cheryl Strayed, Junot Diaz, Michael Chabon and Jennifer Egan are among the 400 writers who have lent their name to an online letter condemning Donald Trump. In "An Open Letter to the American People" on Lit Hub, the authors write that they "oppose, unequivocally, the candidacy...
Stephen King and Michael Chabon are among the writers who signed an open letter to the American people, addressing their concerns about Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Published today on Literary Hub, the letter reads, “we, the undersigned, as a matter of conscience, oppose, unequivocally, the candidacy of Donald J. Show More Summary
Michael Chabon recently traveled to the city of Hebron in Palestine in order to research an upcoming book on the decades-long Israeli occupation. He was less than thrilled with what he saw. In an interview with American Jewish magazine,...Show More Summary
By Joe Dyke | ( Your Middle East | – – American author Michael Chabon’s Jewish identity has long been central to his work. From 2001’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Amazing Adventures of…
Pulitzer Prize laureate Michael Chabon's recent interview in which he describes the horrors he witnessed while on a tour of Hebron has been circulated amongst Palestinian-rights activists like brush fire, often prefaced with an explanation...Show More Summary
"I have seen bad things in my own country, America," says novelist Michael Chabon, but the Israeli occupation "is the worst thing I have ever seen, just purely in terms of injustice," and he says he is "culpable" for giving money to the Jewish National Fund.
Akiva Goldsman will lead a writers room for the 'G.I. Joe', 'Micronauts' and other Hasbro franchises that includes Michael Chabon and Nicole Perlman.
Once you get past the knee-jerk nausea that comes with yet another shared cinematic universe and actually absorbs the details, Hasbro’s planned multi-property multi-film project is actually surprisingly interesting. The toy and board...Show More Summary
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Top-lined by Michael Chabon and Brian K. Vaughn, these writers will figure out how to make a shared cinematic universe for GI Joe, Micronauts, M.A.S.K., ROM and Visionaries. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Maybe we've already hit bottom on this whole shared universes thing? I mean, Marvel and DC are one thing... Show More Summary
“Guardians of the Galaxy” co-writer Nicole Perlman will join Vaughan and Chabon in the writers room for Hasbro’s interconnected movie universe.
Late last year, we first learned about plans for a “Hasbro Cinematic Universe” that would unite the G.I. Joe, M.A.S.K., Micronauts, and ROM characters in a shared on-screen world. At the time, this news filled me with dread. Not because...Show More Summary
Mark Ronson’s most recent album, Uptown Special, features a few collaborations with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, two of which are “Summer Breaking” and “Daffodils.” (Both songs also feature lyrics written by Michael Chabon.) The tracks are featured in a new joint video, which is appropriately set during the summer and transitions into a pretty epic […]
Michael Chabon — the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier & Clay and The Yiddish Policemen’s Union — had a co-writing credit on the majority of the songs on Mark Ronson’s newest album, Uptown Special, and now it looks like the author may be getting into the music-writing business for real. Billboard […]
Tue 03 Nov The Sydney Writers' Festival presents Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, wife and husband team of best-selling authors, in conversation with each other....
“I knew it,” Landsman says. “The minute I walked into the room and saw Lasker lying there, I said to myself, Landsman, this whole case is going to turn on a question of pie.” (Michael Chabon, from The Yiddish Policemen’s Union) Wolf #2 by Clayton Cowles (letterer), Ales Kot (writer), Lee Loughridge (colorist), and Matt […]
Michael Chabon had just won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay when he spoke in front of the Sacramento Bee Book Club. The crowd of 700 (mostly women) seemed somewhat tense when the strikingly handsome writer strolled across the stage to the microphone—maybe they were a bit intimidated.