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Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Terence - Goodreads

This is a collection of essays tracing the influences on Chabon's writing and some of the reasons he writes. All of them are interesting to varying degrees. The following notes are about the essays ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Alexandra - Goodreads

Oh that clever Michael Chabon. What a wit. He's precocious, you know. Sheeer talent. So tender, so--for lack of a better word--raw. Don't. You. Dare. For. Get. But I mean, getting past the endless ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Not all of this was new to me, but I've got somewhat of a soft spot for Chabon's ruminations on genre fiction. The man makes a good argument about how foolish it is that some writing can be considered ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Noel VerDine - Goodreads

I really can't take Mr. Chabon's essay style. At all. I love him dearly as a novelist, Kavalier and Clay is one of my favorite books of all time, and I enjoyed The Yiddish Policeman's Union as well ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - El - Goodreads

Anyone who has worked in a bookstore, or spent quality time in one, can appreciate Michael Chabon's argument that there is a gray area between "literature" and "genre fiction". Many of his essays in ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - James - Goodreads

After reading The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay some years ago, I promptly became a devoted disciple of Michael Chabon. If I was well read and given to making sweeping generalizations, I ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Stop - Goodreads

Read the STOP SMILING review of Maps and Legends: Since the release of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, the novel that won its author the Pulitzer Prize, Michael Chabon has been a genre ... Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Strawfoot - Goodreads

It truly hurts me to give a Chabon book this rating; however, this book is just pure ego. Maybe it was a push from the publisher....I dunno. What I do know is that I didn't sign up to read an entire book of long, long essays about your favorite books. Maybe I'm just not good enough of a fan.. Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

When it comes to love of comics, I'll wave your battle flag, Mr. Chabon. Read full review

Review: Maps and Legends

User Review  - Bryce Wilson - Goodreads

"Every book is a sequel, influence is bliss." A passionate collection of work "In defense of entertainment." (mostly). That incisively examines pop culture and the inbred desire to put it down as ... Read full review


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