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Michael Chabon was born in Washington, D.C. on May 24, 1963. He received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Pittsburgh in 1985 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in English writing at the University of California at Irvine in 1987. Chabon found success at the age of 24, when William Morrow publishing house offered him $155,000, a near-record sum, for the rights to his first novel The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, which was his thesis in graduate school. After The Mysteries of Pittsburgh became a national bestseller, he began writing a series of short stories about a little boy dealing with his parents' divorce. The stories, which in part appeared in The New Yorker and G.Q., were bound together in 1991 into a volume titled A Model World and Other Stories. His other works include Wonder Boys, The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man, Telegraph Avenue, and Pop: Fatherhood in Pieces. In 2001 he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. He and Ayelet Waldman are co-editors of, Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation.. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Wonder Boys 4,091 copies, 91 reviews
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A Model World and Other Stories 1,056 copies, 23 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (Editor) 671 copies, 6 reviews
John Carter [2012 film] (Screenwriter) 246 copies, 3 reviews
The Escapists (Editor) 168 copies, 4 reviews
Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces 159 copies, 10 reviews
Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation (Editor; Contributor) 94 copies, 4 reviews
Spider-Man 2.1 [2007 film] (Author) 33 copies, 1 review
The God of Dark Laughter 11 copies, 1 review
Fountain City 6 copies
The Road (Afterword, some editions) 30,873 copies, 1,345 reviews
The Long Ships (Introduction, some editions) 1,750 copies, 65 reviews
D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths (Preface, some editions) 1,444 copies, 34 reviews
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Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art (Foreword, some editions) 806 copies, 5 reviews
Steampunk (Contributor) 781 copies, 23 reviews
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 682 copies, 19 reviews
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Casting the Runes and Other Ghost Stories [Oxford World Classics] (Introduction, some editions) 374 copies, 10 reviews
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Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology (Contributor) 294 copies, 14 reviews
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Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories (Afterword, some editions) 142 copies, 5 reviews
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Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (Prize Jury) 118 copies, 1 review
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American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set (Contributor) 88 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2016 (Contributor) 83 copies, 2 reviews
Nebula Awards Showcase 2009 (Contributor) 80 copies, 7 reviews
Baseball's Best Short Stories (Contributor) 72 copies
JSA: All Stars (Contributor) 43 copies
Casanova: Acedia Volume 1 (Author) 36 copies, 2 reviews
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