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Michael Chabon: The Great Pretender

Chabon’s latest novel Moonglow presents itself as a memoir, but it's a novel that happens to draw on the US author’s real-life experience

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
29th January, 2017
Michael Chabon PIc: Fergal Phillips

Michael Chabon breaks into a big smile.

For the past 20 minutes, the American author has been getting quizzed on various topics: his Pulitzer Prize win for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, his new novel Moonglow and his youth as a budding writer. But for a change of pace I’ve asked a more frivolous question: how did he feel when he was nominated as one of People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful...

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