Michael Chabon: Telegraph Avenue

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We discuss the subject of race in Michael Chabon's big new novel bw120920book.jpgTelegraph Avenue (Harper), set in the borderlands of Berkeley and Oakland, California. How did he dare to speak for black characters and black neighborhoods? Is this novel audacious and usurping? His answers may surprise you.

 
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Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producers:
Connie Alvarez, Alan Howard