San Francisco Public Library

Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore

6:00 - 7:30

Main Library

Koret Auditorium - Lower Level

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...

Upcoming Events

Guild Freelancers
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:30 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Excelsior Branch Book Club
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:00 pm
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room
Rincon Literario
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 pm
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio
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Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:15 pm
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Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, December 1, 2016
Main Library, International Center