Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 13, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Vacation Bacon: One More Slice

Book Title: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is a smart, playful romp that begins in a musty secondhand bookstore in San Francisco then weaves through time and place, with stops at a book-worshipping cult in ancient Egypt (probably imagined by the author), a cavernous library hidden underneath 5th Avenue in New York (possibly imagined by the author), and the Google campus in California (not).  Our hero, a young …

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