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Robin Sloan

Author of Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore

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Robin Sloan was born and raised in Michigan, He attended Michigan State University where he majored in economics and co-founded a literary magazine called Oats. He published his first novel, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, in 2012. It was about a laid- off Silicon Valley tech worker who gets a job in an old bookstore and starts discovering one secret after another. Along with the store's owner, the old books lead to a 500 year old secret society. His other title's include: Ajax Penumbra and Sourdough: A Novel. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Robin Sloan grew up in Michigan and now splits his time between San Francisco and the internet. You can learn more, and keep in touch, at robinsloan.com.
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