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Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

aj_michel, January 8, 2013

It’s been a very long time since I’ve wanted to re-read a book immediately after finishing it. Featuring bookstores with towering three-story stacks and sliding ladders, mysterious titles, data visualization, codes, gadgets, hackers, books, secret societies, libraries, Google, typefaces, the secret to immortality, San Francisco: what’s not to love? This novel is just absolute pure fun, something I need in books more often.
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