Michael Chabon
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Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Maps and Legends, Gentlemen of the Road, and the middle grade book Summerland.

He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children. You can visit Michael online at www.michaelchabon.com

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Best Sellers

    • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,579
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,271

    It's 1939, in New York City. Joe Kavalier, a young artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdiniesque escape, has just pulled off his greatest feat: smuggling himself out of Hitler's Prague....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Escape From Reality is a Worthy Challenge

    • By Dave on 07-11-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Yiddish Policemen's Union

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Peter Riegert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 587
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581

    For 60 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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and voice but what's with the music?

    • By Samantha Dunaway Bryant on 09-18-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Moonglow

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,277
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,160

    Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession, made to his grandson, of a man the narrator refers to only as "my grandfather". It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Liked the [meandering] story; shameful narration

    • By Michael Rose on 02-01-17

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Michael Chabon masterfully renders the funny, tender, and captivating first-person narrative of Art Bechstein, whose confusion and heartache echo the tones of literary forebears like The Catcher in the Rye's Holden Caulfield and The Great Gatsby's Nick Carraway....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By George S. Pichon Jr. on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Gentlemen of the Road

    • A Tale of Adventure
    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Andre Braugher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    They're an odd pair, to be sure: pale, rail-thin, black-clad Zelikman, a moody, itinerant physician fond of jaunty headgear, and ex-soldier Amram....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible Story - Fitting Narrator!

    • By Reader on 12-01-09

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Pops

    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Michael Chabon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    "Magical prose stylist" Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays - heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise - on the meaning of fatherhood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Manhood for Amateurs, Part Deux

    • By Darwin8u on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $12.54

    • Summerland

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Michael Chabon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Ethan Feld is having a terrible summer: His father has moved them to Clam Island, Washington, where Ethan has established himself as the least gifted baseball player the island has ever seen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Summer Road Trip with my Kids

    • By spendthrift on 08-03-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Telegraph Avenue

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Clarke Peters
    • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 414
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 415

    As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are still hanging in there - longtime friends, bandmates, and co-regents of Brokeland Records....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Music Lover's Delight

    • By T. C. Pile on 10-20-12

    Regular price: $39.92

    • Wonder Boys

    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 498
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 449

    Chabon's extraordinary story of one turbulent weekend in the life of a struggling writer, a satire of the permanent adolescence of the creative class....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listening albeit rather slow

    • By MIGHTYA on 09-22-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Final Solution

    • By: Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Rumored to be a once-famous detective, an 89-year-old man is more concerned with his beekeeping than with his fellow man. Into his life wanders Linus Steinman, nine years old and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany with his sole companion: an African gray parrot....

    Regular price: $14.95

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