Michael Chabon - Pops

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Presented by Book Passage at Book Passage, Corte Madera, Corte Madera CA

Jun 06 2018
Michael Chabon - Pops

Michael Chabon in conversation with Kelly Corrigan about his collection of essays–heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise–on the meaning of fatherhood

In Conversation with Kelly Corrigan

For the September 2016 issue of GQ, Michael Chabon wrote a piece about accompanying his son Abraham Chabon, then thirteen, to Paris Men’s Fashion Week.

Possessed with a precocious sense of style, Abe was in his element chatting with designers he idolized and turning a critical eye to the freshest runway looks of the season; Chabon Sr., whose interest in clothing stops at “thrift-shopping for vintage western shirts or Herm’s neckties,” sat idly by, staving off yawns and fighting the impulse that the whole thing was a massive waste of time.

Despite his own indifference, however, what gradually emerged as Chabon ferried his son to and from fashion shows was a deep respect for his son’s passion. The piece quickly became a viral sensation.

With the GQ story as its centerpiece, and featuring six additional essays plus an introduction, Pops illuminates the meaning, magic, and mysteries of fatherhood as only Michael Chabon can.

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Moonglow and The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, among many others. He lives in Berkeley, California with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children.

“Magical prose stylist” – Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

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