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An Evening with Michael Chabon
An Evening with Michael Chabon

Tue, Feb 20


Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum

An Evening with Michael Chabon

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, screenwriter, and essayist Michael Chabon will join Wohlford Professor of American Political Institutions George Thomas for a brief reading followed by a wide-ranging discussion about literature and society.

Time & Location

Feb 20, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E 8th St, Claremont, CA 91711, USA

About the event

A prolific writer who blends and subverts genre conventions, Chabon has published novels, personal essays, comics, newspaper serials, screenplays, and children's books, as well as collaborated with acclaimed music producer Mark Ronson as a lyricist for Ronson's album Uptown Special.  As a screenwriter, he was executive producer, writer, and showrunner for the first season of Star Trek: Picard starring Patrick Stewart, and is now co-showrunner of the forthcoming Showtime series The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

Michael Chabon's Athenaeum presentation is co-sponsored by the Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom in the Modern World.

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