“How many hours I had devoted to [the idea] that midnight had toes, and that one of them, the big one, had been broken.” – Michael Chabon musing over his years-long misunderstanding that Bob Dylan was singing “far between sundown’s … Continue reading ?
When Matt Fraction, Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon reteam for the fourth volume of their acclaimed spy-fi series "Casanova," they’ll bring with them a literary heavy-hitter: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon.
Later this year Matt Fraction, along with twin artists Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, will return to the world of Casanova, the trio's highly regarded creator-owned series and a ComicsAlliance favorite. This would be welcome news on its... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
According to a report by Newsarama, Chabon will be contributing stories to the fourth volume of Casanova, the creator-owned series by writer Matt Fraction and twin brother artists Gabriel Bá and Fabio Moon.
(Sasha Volokh) I just finished reading Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, which I loved. It turns out that both this and the last English novel I read, David Bezmozgis’s The Free World, both have Esperanto components to the plot, which was unexpected but not totally out of left field, since both books have to do, broadly [...]
Before the crowded room of gregarious, well-read rabbis from around the country, Kahn asked Chabon to narrate his own Jewish coming-of-age.
Pirating versus purchasing used ebooks – who wins? Ayelet Waldman and John Scalzi discuss. Related posts: Chabon and Waldman Go HBO Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman are teaming with Darren Aronofsky... Typesetting in the Digital Age...Show More Summary
In the New York Times article about my research on psychiatrist Fredric Wertham, novelist Michael Chabon referred to the doctor as Ahab, obsessed with the white whale of comics. Well, if Wertham was Ahab, call me, Ishmael. (Images: Seduction of the Innocent website) For anyone studying comics, Wertham is a difficult figure to avoid. A [...]
The New York Observer called her “delightfully unfiltered,” but perhaps this is taking the first amendment a bit too far. Ayelet Waldman, essayist, novelist, wife of Michael Chabon and proud owner of the “I love my husband more than my kids” quote, has found herself in the center of...
Commenting on the films of Wes Anderson, Michael Chabon reflects on the origins of the artistic impulse: Everyone, sooner or later, gets a thorough schooling in brokenness. The question becomes: What to do with the pieces? Some people hunker down atop the local pile of ruins and make do, Bedouin tending their goats in the [...]
The literary journal celebrated its 50th anniversary at Town Hall with Joan Didion, Michael Chabon and others.
If you're in San Francisco this Friday, you really ought to stop by the Nerdist Writers Panel, where Adventures of Kavalier and Clay author Michael Chabon will be part of a pretty interesting lineup, benefiting the writing education nonprofit 826 Valencia: More »
Finally, a commemoration I can get behind: On Feb. 5, at Town Hall in Manhattan, t he New York Review of Books will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an event featuring, among other contributors, Joan Didion, Michael Chabon and Daniel Mendelsohn.
You can now download Michael Chabon's The Yiddish Policemen's Union for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb: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. Show More Summary
I found these creepy little fellas in my stocking. They're sort of undead, holiday versions of the M.U.S.C.L.E. Men I used to collect as a youngster. The latest Michael Chabon novel, which I will get started on the moment that I finish Anno Dracula: Dracula Cha Cha Cha by Kim Newman, which I am currently embroiled in. Show More Summary
The author reflects on his favorite book, films and TV shows of the year and talks about his Hollywood experience. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon ("The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay") reflected on 2012's cultural highlights and currents in a conversation from his home in Berkeley.
Style is often called upon to compensate for a lack of substance.
The ebook edition of Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon is on sale for $1.99. You can find the Kindle edition here.
Junot Diaz and Michael Chabon discuss writing with the National Post. "We seem to think that things are changing because the people with privilege dabble across the board," says Diaz, growing more animated. "I've noticed that genre fiction writers are...
The Toronto Star profiles author Junot Diaz. Another joy: being paired with Chabon for the opening night interview. "There is a certain simpatico between us.... We're just a couple of nerds trying to write seriously about the...