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Michael Chabon on fatherhood and the 'bitter surprise' of watching your kids leave the nest

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon reflects on being a father and a son in a new book of essays called Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon's new book of essays, Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces, is out now. (David Butow/Redux, HarperCollins)
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In a new collection of essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon contemplates fatherhood from both sides of the looking glass: as the father of four children who are just beginning to find their way in the world, and as the son of a father who's approaching life's end. Chabon joins Tom Power to talk about Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces and share his wisdom about the meaning of fatherhood.

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