McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories (Paperback)

By Michael Chabon (Editor)
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Description


Michael Chabon is back with a brand-new collection that reinvigorates the stay-up-all-night, edge-of-the seat, fingernail-biting, page-turning tradition of literary short stories, featuring Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Peter Straub, David Mitchell, Jonathan Lethem, Heidi Julavits, Roddy Doyle, and more!

Margaret Atwood- Lusus Naturae

David Mitchell- What You Do Not Know You Want

Jonathan Lethem- Vivian Relf

Ayelet Waldman - Minnow

Steve Erickson- Zeroville

Stephen King- Lisey and the Madman

Jason Roberts - 7C

Heidi Julavits- The Miniaturist

Roddy Doyle - The Child

Daniel Handler - Delmonico

Charles D’Ambrosio - The Scheme of Things

Poppy Z. Brite - The Devil of Delery Street

China Mieville- Reports of Certain Events in London

Joyce Carol Oates - The Fabled Light-house at Vi–a del Mar

Peter Straub - Mr. Aickman’s Air Rifle

About the Author


Michael Chabon (b. 1963) is an acclaimed and bestselling author whose works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (2000). Chabon achieved literary fame at age twenty-four with his first novel, "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh "(1988), which was a major critical and commercial success. He then published "Wonder Boys" (1995), another bestseller, which was made into a film starring Michael Douglas. One of America's most distinctive voices, Chabon has been called "a magical prose stylist" by "New York Times Book Review", and is known for his lively writing, nostalgia for bygone modes of storytelling, and deep empathy for the human predicament.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781400078745
ISBN-10: 1400078741
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: November 16th, 2004
Pages: 352
Language: English