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Shorties (An Interview with Michael Chabon, Recommended Halloween Songs, and more)

WXXI interviewed author Michael Chabon. Paste and the Daily Californian recommended the best songs for your Halloween playlist. Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Jarret Middleton. Stream a new holiday song by Sia from her forthcoming Christmas album. Griffin Dunne talked...

John Crowley's new epic 'Ka' is a late masterpiece in a stellar fantasy career

Neil Gaiman calls John Crowley’s best-known novel, “Little, Big,” “one of my favourite books in the world.” Michael Chabon claims Crowley as an inspiration for his own work, alongside Borges, Steven Millhauser and Thomas Pynchon, “writers who can dwell between worlds.” Other fans include the late...

Michael Chabon Talks Punk Influences and Plays Some Punk of His Own

Studio 360, which is now part of the Slate empire, often features people talking about a-ha moments related to art and culture. Sandra Bernhard saw Carol Channing in Hello Dolly and decided to become a performer; a listener named Amy...Show More Summary

The Escapists TPB Review

The Escapists, inspired by Michael Chabon’s novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, is an affecting story for creators and readers alike. The post The Escapists TPB Review appeared first on Rogues Portal.

Tom Brokaw, Colson Whitehead among new 'Library Lions'

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Michael Chabon and Colson Whitehead, former NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and theater director Robert Wilson all have something in common: They have … Click to Continue...

For Americans who can’t imagine the occupation — Waldman and Chabon’s collection might do the trick

"If we want people to change their hearts and minds, to dig deep and shift their feelings about the mythology of Israel, we might just start with a story," writes Liz Rose in a review of Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman's book "Kingdom of Olives and Ash."

Michael Chabon’s Best-Seller The Escapists Gets Graphic

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

“Discovering his late father’s decades-spanning vault of Escapist memorabilia at the age of six, Max became a fan of the Master of Elusion almost overnight. After exhausting the extensive stash of Golden and […] The post Michael Chabon’s Best-Seller The Escapists Gets Graphic appeared first on Geek.com.

Anti-Semitism: Two Versions and Two Letters, 64 Years Apart

"To our fellow Jews, in North America, in Israel, and around the world: What side are you on?" -- Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman The post Anti-Semitism: Two Versions and Two Letters, 64 Years Apart appeared first on The Moderate Voi...

Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon Write an Open Letter to Their Fellow Jews

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage This just went up at Medium: The President has no filter, no self-control, you have told yourself. If he were an anti-Semite?—?a Nazi sympathizer, a friend of the Jew-hating Klan?—?we would know about it, by now. By now,...Show More Summary

What to Read Before You Head to Pittsburgh

Writers like August Wilson, John Edgar Wideman and Michael Chabon have used the city as a backdrop for their stories.

Weekend Reading: Ursula LeGuin (2007): Genre Fiction

Weekend Reading: Ansible 240, July 2007 : On Serious Literature: >Michael Chabon has spent considerable energy trying to drag the decaying corpse of genre fiction out of the shallow grave where writers of serious literature abandoned it... Show More Summary

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Michael Chabon Wishes Daily for Massive Trump Stroke

Aaron Klein of Breitbart Jerusalem reported that Pulitzer-Prize winning American novelist Michael Chabon rather desperately hates Donald Trump, In an interview on an Israeli radio show in Tel Aviv, he discussed how he woke up every day...Show More Summary

Shorties (Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman on Their New Anthology, Stream the New Big Thief Album, and more)

Jewish Journal interviewed Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon about their anthology Kingdom of Olives and Ash. NPR Music is streaming Big Thief's new album, Capacity. The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed Deepak Unnikrishnan. Paste profiled the band Beach Fossils....

‘The greatest sustained exercise of utterly arbitrary authority world has ever seen’ — Chabon on occupation

In a new collection called Kingdom of Olives and Ash that decries Israel's 50 years of occupation, Michael Chabon documents the grinding humiliations and complete loss of freedom for Palestinians living in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, who must get permits just to travel a few miles.

Storytellers confront the occupation of the West Bank

Writer Michael Chabon and other authors on a morally untenable silence, which spurred new book, "Kingdom of Olives and Ash" The post Storytellers confront the occupation of the West Bank appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Michael Chabon, Nostalgia, And A Hundred-Year-Old Jew

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"My work has at times been criticized for being overly nostalgic, or too much about nostalgia. That is partly my fault,... but it is not nostalgia's fault, if fault is to be found. Nostalgia is a valid, honorable, ancient human emotion,... the ache that arises from the consciousness of lost connection."

Shorties (Record Shopping with Michael Chabon, Weezer's Blue Album Reconsidered, and more)

Michael Chabon went record shopping with Financial Times. Drowned in Sound reconsidered Weezer's Blue Album. Prospect reconsidered the fiction of Anthony Burgess on his 100th birthday. The Chills covered David Bowie's "Conversation Piece." The Rumpus interviewed author Kris D'Agostino. Stream...

Flights of fancy

Michael Chabon’s back. He’d never gone away, of course — more than a dozen books in all — but it’s… See the full story of Flights of fancy on The Spectator.

Shorties (Philip Roth on the Trump Presidency, A List of the Best Post-Punk Albums Ever, and more)

Philip Roth on the Trump presidency. PopMatters is counting down the best post-punk albums ever. Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today: Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times by Anne C. Heller A Model World by Michael Chabon Paste recommended...

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