Readings

Some Favorite Writers: Michael Chabon

Friday Sep 14, 2012 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM This is a past program
Some Favorite Writers: Michael Chabon
9/13/12---Michael Chabon is the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Summerland, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen?s Union, and Gentlemen of the Road, as well as the short-story collections A Model World and Werewolves in Their Youth and the essay collections Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs. His new novel is Telegraph Avenue. Michael is joined on stage by his wife, writer Ayelet Waldman. (Run Time 1 hour, 30 min.)

Michael Chabon is the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Summerland, The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, and Gentlemen of the Road, as well as the short-story collections A Model World and Werewolves in Their Youth and the essay collections Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs. His new novel is Telegraph Avenue. Michael will be joined on stage by his wife, writer Ayelet Waldman.

A book signing will follow the reading.

Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

This series of readings is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here, and Off Keck Road. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.