Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon

"Wonder Boys" is a novel about Grady Tripp, a middle-aged, pot-smoking, thrice-divorced English professor struggling to finish a novel he's been writing for seven years. His life becomes more complicated when his wife leaves him, his lover reveals she's pregnant, and he gets involved in various misadventures with his troubled student. The story is a blend of humor and melancholy, exploring themes of creativity, academia, and personal failure.

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