Book Review: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

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http://techcrunch.com – Robin Sloan is the kind of guy who write a book like this one. He’s a writer and “media inventor” which seems to be a lofty term for “cool guy who gets the Internet and understands that discourse needs to be both intelligent and entertaining to effect any sort of meaningful social change.” He also writes a damn good intellectual thriller, if you’re into that sort of thing. This is a book about, of all things, books. It involves a designer (named Clay, of all things) who loses is job at an odd bagel factory and begins work at an even odder bookstore in San Fr ()