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Maps and Legends

Maps and Legends - Michael Chabon Michael Chabon champions genre fiction in this collection of sixteen linked essays, exploring everything from Sherlock Holmes to Philip Pullman, from comic books to Norse myth. Maps and Legends is a slim book and the essays are short, yet I found myself drifting off until Chabon started delving into his own experience - as a child, as a writer - these were the essays that grabbed my attention because they better utilized Michael Chabon's greatest asset, the ability to tell a good story. [ full review ]