Michael Chabon

(b. 1963)

Chabon is an American author and “one of the most celebrated writers of his generation,” according to The Virginia Quarterly Review.

His first novel, the Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988), was published when he was 25. He followed it with a second novel, Wonder Boys (1995), and two short-story collections.

In 2000, Chabon published The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a critically acclaimed novel that received a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001.

The Yiddish Policemen's Union, an alternate history novel, was published in 2007, and won the 2008 Best Novel Hugo, as well as the Sidewise, and Nebula awards.

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