I like Michael Chabon. I've got almost all of his books, maybe all, most of them signed. Kavelier & Clay, except for a gratuitous homosexual rape scene, is one of the best novels about comics you'll ever find. I've even got a complete run of the spin-off Escapist comic books.
But the Times must like him better. They've run three stories on him in two days:
Parents Burning to Write It All Dow
By MALIA WOLLAN, October 18, 2009
By DAVID KAMP, New York Times Book Review October 18, 2009
Boy to Man: Amazing Adventures
By MICHIKO KAKUTANI, October 19, 2009
By the way, Politics and Prose has signed copies of his new book. I bought one last night.