I know, I’ve been a slacker, but I’m back to my regular reading habit. At the moment, I’m currently reading ‘Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore A Novel’ by Robin Sloan.
This book as taken me by surprise, I am absolutely loving every page. I think the review by George Saunders says it best ” This book is a real tour-de-force, a beautiful fable that is given legs by the author’s bravado use of the real (Google is in there, for instance, the actual campus) to sell us on a shadow world of the unreal and the speculative. Robin Sloan comes across so bighearted, so in love with the world, the ancient world, the contemporary world-so in love with love, in love with friendship, in love with the idea that our technical abilities can serve as conduits for beauty, that the reader is swept along by his enthusiasm. It’s a lot of fun, but it’s also a powerful reading experience with a wonderful undeniablitiy.”
*It’s a must read!
The last picture is a few of my new books to get started on.