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Robin Sloan Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Sloan's Book Reviews

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Clay Jannon loses his job as a marketing designer and finds himself at the heart of San Francisco's most unusual bookstore. Clay works the graveyard shift, and under strict instructions from the owner—Mr. Penumbra—must catalogue each transaction with customers. However, Clay soon learns that this is no ordinary bookstore. For instance, the customers do not pay for their books, but rather, borrow them. Also, Clay must enter each customer's appearance,...