Mar 202013
 
Review: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Without a doubt, this was a booklover’s book. I want to visit Mr. Penumbra’s bookstore so badly. It sounds so unique and visually pleasing, and I wouldn’t mind catching a glimpse of some of the eccentric and fun regular customers either. There is a great juxatposition of new and old in the story. Google and secret societies. Old pen and pencil problem solvers teamed with young computer hackers. Handmade books catalogued by 3D software. It mixes everything into one delightfully complex, and yet very simple, story. It reminds me that just because something is old, it doesn’t mean it is […]