Books & Books, Coral Gables. October 15, 2012. 8:00 p.m.
New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (The Yiddish Policemen’s Union); to discover The Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
Now he takes us to Telegraph Avenue in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In Telegraph Avenue, Chabon lovingly creates a world grounded in pop culture – Kung Fu, ’70s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music – and delivers a bravura epic of friendship, race, and secret histories.
Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize’s winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, A Model World, Wonder Boys, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Summerland (a novel for children), The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Maps and Legends, and Gentlemen of the Road. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children.
Free tickets are required for this event, available at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour Shops, while supplies last. The event is free, but due to limited seating, Books & Books is distributing free tickets, so don’t wait until the last minute to pick yours up at one of our stores. They will go fast for this event!
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