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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Michael Chabon -writers and reviewers

 Our USA writer today is.... Michael Chabon. 
              Over 90 books with average rating 3.88 out of 5  

              his sheer numbers: 306,057 ratings · 26,633 reviews 

TASK 1. For reviews on my favourite American writer,  read the following link at theculturetrip.
Michael Chabon is a Jewish American author born in 1963, awarded with the Pulitzer Price forThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, while many of his books are best sellers world- wide. His first book, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, was published in 1988 and was a great success and the same happened with his following works. Here is a list of some of the top works of this ‘magical prose stylist’.

TASK 2. For one video review, visit The Bookchemist  on Chabonon Michael Chabon. 
                   Take notes on this review. Observe the language 
               he uses to recommend books! ...then

TASK 3. Write a summary (275 words) of what he says, check with the text below. Round it off with which of the 5 discussed books would you read first.

  • Gentleman on the road /
  • Telegraph avenue
  • Wonder Boys
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • The Yiddish policeman Union

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