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East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. While The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay was, like The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys , an essentially realistic, contemporary novel whose plot happened to revolve around comic-book superheroes , Chabon's subsequent works—such as The Final Solution , his dabbling with comic-book writing, and the "swashbuckling adventure" of Gentlemen of the Road —have been almost exclusively devoted to mixing aspects of genre and literary fiction.
Perhaps the most notable example of this is The Yiddish Policemen's Union , which won five genre awards, including the Hugo award and Nebula award. Chabon's forays into genre fiction have met with mixed critical reaction. One science fiction short story by Chabon, "The Martian Agent," was described by a reviewer as "enough to send readers back into the cold but reliable arms of The New Yorker.
The imperial politics are craftily resonant and the story keeps us hanging on. Chabon makes good on his claim: a successful detective story need not be lacking in literary merit. In , Chabon argued against the idea that genre fiction and entertaining fiction should not appeal to "the real writer," saying that the common perception is that "Entertainment I'd like to believe that, because I read for entertainment, and I write to entertain.
One of the more positive responses to Chabon's brand of "trickster literature" appeared in Time magazine, whose Lev Grossman wrote that "This is literature in mid-transformation On the other hand, in Slate in , Ruth Franklin said, "Michael Chabon has spent considerable energy trying to drag the decaying corpse of genre fiction out of the shallow grave where writers of serious literature abandoned it.
More elaborately developed than a pseudonym, August Van Zorn is purported to be a pen name for one Albert Vetch — Chabon has created a comprehensive bibliography  for Van Zorn, along with an equally fictional literary scholar devoted to his oeuvre named Leon Chaim Bach. Cohen," the name of a fictional comics expert who wrote occasional essays about the Escapist for the character's Dark Horse Comic series. In , Chabon established the August Van Zorn Prize, "awarded to the short story that most faithfully and disturbingly embodies the tradition of the weird short story as practiced by Edgar Allan Poe and his literary descendants, among them August Van Zorn.
A scene in the film adaptation of Chabon's novel The Mysteries of Pittsburgh shows two characters in a bookstore stocking August Van Zorn books. Chabon has provided several subtle hints throughout his work that the stories he tells take place in a shared fictional universe. One recurring character, who is mentioned in three of Chabon's books but never actually appears, is Eli Drinkwater, a fictional catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates who died abruptly after crashing his car on Mt.
Nebo Road. Tripp explains that Blackmore turned in an inadequate draft, his book contract was cancelled, and the catcher died shortly afterwards, "leaving nothing in Happy's notorious 'files' but the fragments and scribblings of a ghost. Crowley's novel Little, Big featured a main character named Alice Drinkwater. There are also instances in which character surnames reappear from story to story. Cleveland Arning, a character in Chabon's debut novel , The Mysteries of Pittsburgh , is described as having come from a wealthy family,  one that might be expected to be able to endow a building.
Near the end of Wonder Boys , it is mentioned that, on the unnamed college campus at which Grady Tripp teaches, there is a building called Arning Hall "where the English faculty kept office hours. Although Chabon has described his attitude toward Hollywood as "pre-emptive cynicism,"  for years the author has nevertheless engaged in sustained, and often fruitless, efforts to bring both adapted and original projects to the screen.
In , Chabon pitched a screenplay entitled The Gentleman Host to producer Scott Rudin , a romantic comedy "about old Jewish folks on a third-rate cruise ship out of Miami. In the nineties, Chabon also pitched story ideas for both the X-Men  and the Fantastic Four  movies, but was rejected. When Scott Rudin was adapting Wonder Boys for the screen, the author declined an offer to write the screenplay, saying he was too busy writing The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. Although Chabon spent 16 months in and working on the novel's film adaptation, the project has been mired in pre-production for years.