Michael Chabon (/ˈʃbɒn/ SHAY-bon;[1] lahir 24 Mei 1963; umur 57 tahun) adalah seorang novelis dan penulis cerpen Amerika.[2]

Michael Chabon
Chabon sedang menandatangani buku pada 2006
Chabon sedang menandatangani buku pada 2006
Lahir24 Mei 1963 (umur 57)
Washington, D.C., Amerika Serikat
Nama penaLeon Chaim Bach, Malachi B. Cohen, August Van Zorn
PekerjaanNovelis, penulis naskah, kolumnis, penulis cerpen
Periode menulis1987–sekarang
Karya terkenalWonder Boys (1995), The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000), The Yiddish Policemen's Union (2007), Telegraph Avenue (2012), Moonglow: A Novel (2016)
Penghargaan1999 Penghargaan O. Henry
2001 Penghargaan Pulitzer untuk Fiksi
2007 Penghargaan Nebula untuk Novel Terbaik
2008 Penghargaan Hugo untuk Novel Terbaik
2008 Penghargaan Sidewise untuk Sejarah Alternatif
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Novel pertama Chabon, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (1988), diterbitkan saat ia berusia 25 tahun.


  1. ^ Cohen, Patricia (April 29, 2007). "The Frozen Chosen". The New York Times. Diakses tanggal July 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Eleanor (2007). "From Pittsburgh to Sitka: On Michael Chabon's The Yiddish Policemen's Union". The Virginia Quarterly Review (Summer 2007): 248–257. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal October 10, 2009. Diakses tanggal July 3, 2009. 


  • Chabon, Michael (1991). A Model World and Other Stories. New York: Avon. ISBN 0-380-71099-4. 
  • Chabon, Michael (1995). Wonder Boys. New York: Picador USA. ISBN 0-312-14094-0. 

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  • Costello, Brannon (ed.). Conversations with Michael Chabon. University Press of Mississippi, 2015. [Collection of interviews with Chabon between 1995 and 2012]
  • Dewey, Joseph. Understanding Michael Chabon. University of South Carolina Press, 2014.
  • Gibbs, Alan. Contemporary American Trauma Narratives. Edinburgh University Press, 2014. [contains a chapter discussing trauma in relation to contemporary counterfactual history novels, discussing The Yiddish Policemen's Union alongside Philip Roth's The Plot Against America and Paul Auster's Man in the Dark]
  • Groß, Florian. "'To emerge from its transitional funk': The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay's Intermedial Dialogue with Comics and Graphic Novels." Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art, vol. 1, no. 2 (Winter 2012), pp. 3–28.
  • Huber, Irmtraud. Literature After Postmodernism: Reconstructive Fantasies. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. [contains a chapter on history as escape in relation to The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay]
  • Kavadlo, Jesse and Batchelor, Bob (eds.). Michael Chabon's America: Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred Spaces. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. [collection of essays considering various aspects of Chabon's body of work up to Telegraph Avenue]
  • Levine, Daniel B."Josef Kavalier's Odyssey: Homeric Echoes in Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay". International Journal of the Classical Tradition, vol. 17, no. 4 (December 2010), pp. 526–555.
  • Scanlan, Margaret. "Strange Times to Be a Jew: Alternate History after 9/11" in Duvall, John and Markzec, Robert (eds.). Narrating 9/11: Fantasies of State, Security, and Terrorism . Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. [contains discussion of The Yiddish Policemen's Union]

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