Staff Pick: Telegraph Avenue

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 by shoshanalibrarian

Two partnerships (and one marriage) are put to the test in the summer of 2004 in Pulitzer Prize-winning Chabon's latest opus. Archy and Nat are the co-owners of Brokeland Records on Telegraph Ave. in Oakland. Their store, already struggling, is further imperiled by the threat of a big-box-style store owned by a popular athlete moving into their neighborhood. Their wives, Gwen and Aviva, have their . . . more »