When ex-NFL quarterback Gibson Goode, the fifth richest black man in America, decides to open his newest Dogpile megastore on Telegraph Avenue, Nat and Archy, the owners of Brokeland Records, fear for their business until Gibson's endeavor exposes a decades-old secret history. 300,000 first printing. - (Baker & Taylor)

<p>“An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.”<br>—Michiko Kakutani, <em>New York Times </em></p><p><em>New York Times</em> bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (<em>The Amazing Adventures of</em><em>Kavalier &amp; Clay</em>); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (<em>The Yiddish Policemen’s Union</em>); to discover<em>The Mysteries of Pittsburgh</em>. Now he takes us to <em>Telegraph Avenue</em> in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In<em>Telegraph Avenue</em>, 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.<br></p> - (HARPERCOLL)

<p>&#8220;An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist.&#8221;<br />&#8212;Michiko Kakutani, <em>New York Times </em></p><p><em>New York Times</em> bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the Golden Age of comic books (<em>The Amazing Adventures of</em> <em>Kavalier &#38; Clay</em>); to an imaginary Jewish homeland in Sitka, Alaska (<em>The Yiddish Policemen&#8217;s Union</em>); to discover <em>The Mysteries of Pittsburgh</em>. Now he takes us to <em>Telegraph Avenue</em> in a big-hearted and exhilarating novel that explores the profoundly intertwined lives of two Oakland, California families, one black and one white. In <em>Telegraph Avenue</em>, Chabon lovingly creates a world grounded in pop culture&#8212;Kung Fu, &#8217;70s Blaxploitation films, vinyl LPs, jazz and soul music&#8212;and delivers a bravura epic of friendship, race, and secret histories.<br /></p> - (Health Communications, Inc.)