Michael Chabon (Photo Credit: Ulf Andersen)
Michael Chabon is an American author of literary fiction and children’s novels. Aside from his novels and children’s books, he has also written and published screenplays, comics and newspaper serials. Michael realized he wanted to be a writer after writing a short story for school at age 10, and never looked back. Chabon attended Carnegie Mellon University, but transferred to the University of Pittsburgh and earned his B.A. under Chuck Kinder in 1984. He then got his M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of California, Irvine. Although Michael is known for his literary fiction, he is a strong defender of genre fiction. Michael lives in Berkeley, California with his wife, novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their four children.

Michael Chabon made his debut as a published novelist in 1988 with the novel The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Throughout his career, he has received such awards as the O. Henry Award, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Nebula Award for Best Novel, Hugo Award for Best Novel and the Sidewise Award for Alternate History. Below is a list of Michael Chabon’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wonder Boys (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summerland (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Final Solution (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Yiddish Policemen's Union (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gentlemen of the Road (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Telegraph Avenue (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moonglow (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

A Model World and Other Stories (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Werewolves in Their Youth (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

My California (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maps and Legends (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Manhood for Amateurs (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kingdom of Olives and Ash (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bookends (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fight of the Century (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Amazing Adventures Of The Escapist Books

The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, Volume 1 (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, Volume 2 (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, Volume 3 (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Best American Short Stories Books

The Best American Short Stories 1987 ( By: ) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1988 ( By: Mark Helprin) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1990 ( By: ) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1993 ( By: Louise Erdrich) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1995 ( By: Jane Smiley) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1996 ( By: ) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1998 ( By: Garrison Keillor) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 1999 ( By: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2001 ( By: ) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2002 ( By: Sue Miller) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2004 ( By: ) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2010 ( By: ) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2012 ( By: ) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2013 ( By: Elizabeth Strout) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2014 ( By: Jennifer Egan) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2014 ( By: Jennifer Egan) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories ( By: ) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2017 ( By: Meg Wolitzer) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2018 ( By: ) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2018 ( By: ) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2019 ( By: Anthony Doerr) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2020 ( By: Curtis Sittenfeld) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Short Stories 2020 ( By: , Curtis Sittenfeld) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Best American Short Stories 2005 was edited with Katrina Kenison. My California also contains contributions by Mark Arax, Firoozeh Dumas, Edward Humes, Aimee Liu, Mary Mackey, Devorah Major, T. Jefferson Parker, Thomas Steinbeck, Hector Tobar, Donna Wares and Matt Warshaw. Kingdom of Olives and Ash and Fight of the Century were edited alongside Ayelet Waldman.

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Michael Chabon Synopsis: Summerland is a standalone title by Michael Chabon. Ethan Feld’s summer has been terrible. His father has moved them to Clam Island, Washington, where Ethan has been labelled the least gifted baseball player the island has ever seen. Things begin to go Ethan’s way when a mysterious baseball scout named Ringfinger Brown and a seven-hundred-and-sixty-five-year-old werefox enter his life, dragging Ethan into another world called the Summerlands. But this beautiful, warm-weathered locale is facing destruction at the hands of the villainous Coyote, and a prophecy has been told that only Ethan can save it.

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