Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

by Robin Sloan (Farrar, Straus and Giroux); audiobook read by Ari Fliakos (Macmillan, 2012)

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Gen Y culture butts heads with a book cult. The protagonist is knowingly self-aware and Sloan seems likewise, presenting a plot and characters that, while very much going their own way, in doing so flirt playfully with expectations of conflict and jeopardy.

 

 

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