Nat and Archy, owners of Brokeland Records, Oakland, California circa 2004, go up against Gibson Goode, multi-millionaire, who wants to open a megastore.
Chabon pays homage to movies, music, and Oakland in his latest novel.
Plundered from a panoply of American-pop-culture and treasured guilty pleasures, Geddes' stories conjure up many ripped-from-your-recollections topics.
It was 1981, Chris MacCauley was nursing a broken heart, a bruised ego and his own resistance to his rite of passage into adult maturity.
A literary zombie novel that explores Manhattan, American culture and human nature.
Tales of men and women and their struggles for survival, identity, and dignity.
Set in a drought-ridden Colorado town of the near future, Cobbs’ gracefully-worded craftsmanship bespeaks volumes in a kaleidoscopically apocalyptic novel of multiple plotlines and shifting perspectives.
Changing lives move from the individual to collective in character-driven stories, while big questions about life and love are considered.
With The Architect, expecting the unexpected, and sometimes the unacceptable, is part and parcel of the author's refusal to settle for the merely unsettling.
A rich and engaging tale, with complex characters and a plot seamlessly interwoven with the history of Seattle.