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
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
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....
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.
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.
"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."
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...
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.
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...
In hardcover:Alexander Freed's Rogue One maintains its position at number 11.Michael Chabon’s Moonglow is down five positions, ending the week at number 20.In paperback:Ted Chiang's Stories of Your Life and Others returns at number 15 (trade paperback).
The New Yorker interviewed poet Claudia Rankine. Stream a new Ryan Adams song. Ebooks on sale for $1.99 today: Hannah Arendt: A Life in Dark Times by Anne C. Heller A Model World by Michael Chabon Tin House shared an...
Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith are among the nominees
The finalists have been announced for this year’s National Book Critics Circle Awards. In the nonfiction category, last year’s National Book Award winner, Ibram X. Kendi, is recognized alongside Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, and the fiction section is filled out with literary stars like Zadie Smith, Michael Chabon, ... More »
Jane Mayer and Ann Patchett are also among the 30 finalists in six categories.
Zadie Smith, Michael Chabon, Louise Erdrich, Ann Patchett, Jane Mayer, Robert Pinsky, Marion Coutts, and Peter Orner are there; Margaret Atwood's getting a lifetime achievement award - but conspicuously missing is one of 2016's biggest successes, a National Book Award winner and Oprah pick.
In hardcover:Alexander Freed's Rogue One is up five spots, finishing the week at number 11.Michael Chabon’s Moonglow is down four positions, ending the week at number 15.In paperback:Ernest Cline's Ready Player One is down two spots, finishing the week at number 12 (trade paperback).
From a NYT article about the writer Ayelet Waldman — wife of novelist Michael Chabon. Waldman is taking microdoses of LSD to treat depression. The teenager caught her erstwhile-depressed mother humming, talking about the blue sky, making...Show More Summary
In hardcover:Michael Chabon’s Moonglow is up two positions, ending the week at number 11.James Luceno's Star Wars: Catalyst returns at number 15.Alexander Freed's Rogue One debuts at number 16.In paperback:Stephen King's The Bazaar of...Show More Summary
The novelist credits tiny hits of psychedelic acid with salvaging her marriage to Michael Chabon. And maybe her life.