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Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore

4/30/2014
6:00 - 7:30

Main Library

Koret Auditorium

100 Larkin St.

Join us for an author talk from Robin Sloan, whose book is a winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, and named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. SFPL selected Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore for our March/April On the Same Page selection.
A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life—mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore.
The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest...

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