Mr. Penumbra’s Twenty-Four-Hour Book Store – A short story

Read a trippy short story recently – Mr. Penumbra’s Twenty-Four-Hour Book Store. It is a short science fiction-fantasy about, hmm, Books :D

The story is written in a nice easy style at a good pace. It features takes on the recession, layoffs, google and other topics with a hint of geek romance thrown in..

The story is pretty nice story but I disliked the evangelizing of Google. Except for the part extolling Google, the story was good and different.


  1. Swe June 16, 2009

    That was indeed a good read :)
    Yaay! for books!

  2. AJ June 16, 2009

    Definitely.. Yay for books :)

  3. Pramod Biligiri June 17, 2009

    Dude, how dare you dislike a book evangelizing Google??

  4. AJ June 17, 2009

    heh.. I did not dislike it. No, not the book. I actually dislike Google :P

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