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Michael Chabon
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Michael Chabon is the author of the novels The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. His next novel, The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, will be published by Harper Collins in May of 2007. He is also the author of two collections of short stories, a #1 bestselling young adult novel, Summerland, and has written a number of screenplays and teleplays. He writes a regular column for Details magazine. Chabon lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Gentlemen of the Road
A Tale of Adventure [title page only]
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $14.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Gentlemen of the Road
A Tale of Adventure
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $9.99

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content)
A Novel
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $17.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay. Now with special bonus material by Michael Chabon.

A “towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book” (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon’s “magnum... Read more >
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
A Novel
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 19, 2000
Price: $30.00

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

With this brilliant novel, the bestselling author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys gives us an exhilarating triumph of language and invention, a stunning novel in which the tragicomic adventures of a couple of boy geniuses reveal much about what happened... Read more >

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content)
A Novel
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: eBook, 704 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

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McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories

Edited by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 16, 2004
Price: $16.95

Michael Chabon is back with a brand-new collection that reinvigorates the stay-up-all-night, edge-of-the seat, fingernail-biting, page-turning tradition of literary short stories, featuring Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Peter Straub, David Mitchell, Jonathan Lethem, Heidi Julavits, Roddy Doyle, and more! Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales

Edited by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 25, 2003
Price: $16.00

A Vintage Contemporaries Original

From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Chabon and the editors of the award-winning iconoclastic magazine McSweeneys comes this wildly entertaining collection of never-before-published stories—gathered here for the first time.

McSweeney’s Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales offers an originally modern take on an old tradition of storytelling. Here are America’s most popular... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories

Edited by Michael Chabon


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales

Edited by Michael Chabon


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Wonder Boys
A Novel
Written by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $15.00

A modern classic, now in a welcome new edition, Wonder Boys firmly established Michael Chabon as a force to be reckoned with in American fiction. At once a deft parody of the American fame factory and a piercing portrait of young and old desire, this novel introduces two unforgettable characters: Grady... Read more >
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