Mr. Penumbra’s Out-Of-Touch Publishing Industry

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http://techcrunch.com – Writer and “Media Inventor” Robin Sloan wrote an interesting book called Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore about an out-of-work web designer in San Francisco who goes to work at a bookstore. The only things fantastical about his novel, I suspect, are that the web designer, named Clay, is out of work and that he can find a book store in which to work. But Sloan said something very interesting in an NPR interview today: he worked with his publisher to print the cover of the book in glow-in-the-dark ink. “When you’re making a print book in 2012, I actually think the o ()