Moonglow by Michael Chabon. A man bears witness to his grandfather's deathbed confessions, which reveal his family's long-buried history and his involvement in a mail-order novelty company, World War II, and the space program.
Chabon Waldman Bedroom Bookshelf/Remodelista *what a great idea for double deep bookcases * Ayelet and Michael spec'ed custom-built two-tiered bookshelves with risers to allow for an accessible back row.
As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are still hanging in there-longtime friends, bandmates, and co-regents of Brokeland Records, a kingdom of used vinyl located in the borderl.
Michael Chabon's new novel is a strange noir tale featuring Yiddish, the language of his grandparents. He tells Stuart Jeffries about the fun he had writing it, Jewishness and why good looks mean nothing.
Outbuilding of the Week: The Ultimate Writers' Studio, Berkeley Edition