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The Astonishing Secret of Aw... - Michael Chabon

The Astonishing Secret of Aw...Michael Chabon

Awesome Man is a pretty cool superhero. Along with Moskowitz, his Awesome Dog, he can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly straight as an arrow, and hug mutant Jell-O! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and The Flaming Eyeball … more

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man
Michael Chabon
Balzer + Bray , English
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh ... - BookRags

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh ...BookRags

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This study guide by BookRags.com, consists of approx. 58 pages of chapter summaries, character analysis, themes, and more – everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon.This comprehensive st… more

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon | Summary & Study Guide
Dave's Diary - Tales of Woe ... - David X Paul

Dave's Diary - Tales of Woe ...David X Paul

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The true, uncensored, pathetic story of a f**ked-up college student’s junior year and his desperate search for something to fill the empty void of his meaningless life.Originally published in serial format on the web. Now for the first tim… more

Dave’s Diary - Tales of Woe and Alienation
David X Paul
Funny Once: Stories - Antonya Nelson

Funny Once: StoriesAntonya Nelson

Michael Chabon once said, “I scan the tables of contents of magazines, looking for Antonya Nelson’s name, hoping that she has decided to bless us again.†? And now she has blessed us again, with a bounty of the stories for which she is so be… more

Funny Once: Stories
Antonya Nelson
Bloomsbury USA , English
Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories - Fritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber: Selected StoriesFritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber’s work bridges the gap between the pulp era of H. P. Lovecraft and the paperback era of P. K. Dick, and arguably is as influential as both these authors. From a historical context, Leiber, in fact, knew both of the authors, and… more

Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories
Fritz Leiber
Night Shade Books , English
A Death in Mexico - Jonathan Woods

A Death in MexicoJonathan Woods

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A voluptuous artists’ model is murdered, her mutilated body dumped in the central plaza of a colonial Mexican town. Inspector Hector Diaz’s murder investigation takes him deep into the town’s gringo expat colony, a modern Mexico corrupted b… more

A Death in Mexico
Jonathan Woods
New Pulp Press , English
Manhood for Amateurs - Michael Chabon

Manhood for AmateursMichael Chabon

A Best Book Of The Year Time • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Kansas City Star San Francisco Chronicle • NPR • Seattle TimesA shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, an entire life in parts and pieces, Manhood for A… more

Manhood for Amateurs
Michael Chabon
Harper , English
Journal of a UFO Investigato... - David Halperin

Journal of a UFO Investigato...David Halperin

A sparkling debut novel set in the sixties about a boy’s emotional and fantastical journey through alien worlds and family pain. Against the backdrop of the troubled 1960s, this coming-of-age novel weaves together a compelling psychologic… more

Journal of a UFO Investigator: A Novel
David Halperin
Viking , English
The Final Solution: A Story ... - Michael Chabon

The Final Solution: A Story ...Michael Chabon

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, prose magician Michael Chabon conjured up the golden age of comic books — intertwining history, legend, and storytelling verve. In The Final Solution, he has … more

The Final Solution: A Story of Detection
Michael Chabon
Harper Perennial , English
Understanding Michael Chabon... - Joseph Dewey

Understanding Michael Chabon...Joseph Dewey

Pulitzer Prizewinning author Michael Chabon has emerged as one of the most daring writers of American fiction in the post-Pynchon era. Joseph Dewey examines how Chabon’s narratives have sought to bring together the defining elements of the … more

Understanding Michael Chabon (Understanding Contemporary American Literature)
Joseph Dewey
University of South Carolina Press , English
Telegraph Avenue (Enhanced Edition) - Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue (Enhanced Edition)Michael Chabon

The immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist Michael Chabon delivers another bravura epic—a big-hearted, exhilarating novel exploring the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland families.This enhanced edition includes an origin… more

Telegraph Avenue (Enhanced Edition)
Michael Chabon
Harper , English
The Thing about Thugs - Tabish Khair

The Thing about ThugsTabish Khair

A subversive, macabre novel of a young Indian man’s misadventures in Victorian London as the city is racked by a series of murdersIn a small Bihari village, Captain William T. Meadows finds just the man to further his phrenological research… more

The Thing about Thugs
Tabish Khair
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English
Ivyland - Miles Klee

IvylandMiles Klee

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It’s spring in Ivyland . . .

Debut novelist Miles Klee takes a landscape of drugs, decay, loss and, perhaps, hope, and manages to make the ensemble wryly funny: something only a few notable contemporaries such as Jeff Vandermeer and Michae… more

Miles Klee
OR Books , English
Super Boys: The Amazing Adve... - Brad Ricca

Super Boys: The Amazing Adve...Brad Ricca

In time for the 75th anniversary of the Man of Steel, comes the first comprehensive literary biography of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, creators of the DC Comics superhero Superman and the inspiration for Michael Chabon’s Kavalier and Clay … more

Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster—the Creators of Superman
Brad Ricca
St. Martin’s Press , English
El Dorado Shuffle - Morgan Nyberg

El Dorado ShuffleMorgan Nyberg

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Here is Mac McKnight, the narrator of EL DORADO SHUFFLE:

I would get off the bus in disreputable barrios, places adorned with the names of saints and the odour of urine, and wander into tiny dark bars, saying “All right, you pack of degene… more

El Dorado Shuffle
Morgan Nyberg
Connected: You and God in th... - Peter Wallace

Connected: You and God in th...Peter Wallace

Sometimes it’s hard for people to reconcile their lives in this chaotic, energized, nonsensical world with their faith in God. They want to know what’s really true, what they can count on, what they can build their futures on. They want the… more

Connected: You and God in the Psalms
Peter Wallace
The Yiddish Policemen's Unio... - Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen's Unio...Michael Chabon

For sixty 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 and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. The Jews o… more

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union (P.S.)
Michael Chabon
Harper , English
After the Workshop: A Memoir... - John McNally

After the Workshop: A Memoir...John McNally

You graduate from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop with a short story published in The New Yorker and subsequently Best American Short Stories. You stay in town and work on your novel. And work on your novel. Until, finally, twelve years have pas… more

After the Workshop: A Memoir of Jack Hercules Sheahan
John McNally
Counterpoint , English
Telegraph Avenue: The Enhanc... - Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue: The Enhanc...Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue: The Enhanced Promo Single includes an extended excerpt of Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon (entitled Toronado) and a sampling of the special features that will be found in the full enhanced e-book edition of Telegraph Av… more

Telegraph Avenue: The Enhanced Promo Single
Michael Chabon
HarperCollins ebooks , English
Pretty Monsters - Kelly Link

Pretty MonstersKelly Link

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The crossover literary sensation…now in paperback! Through the lens of Kelly Link’s vivid imagination, nothing is what it seems, and everything deserves a second look. From the multiple award- winning “The Faery Handbag,” in which a tee… more

Pretty Monsters
Kelly Link
Speak , English