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Chabon ties it all together in 'Telegraph Avenue'

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The way Michael Chabon sees it, he took the cowardly way out early in his career. It's a startling admission from one of modern American literature's unquestioned giants. And it's a little bit true. As a grad student in his early 20s, Chabon was held in the intoxicating sway of giants like Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges, and perhaps most of all J.G. Ballard....