Robin Sloan, Sean McDonald, Jack Cheng, Frank Chimero

Robin Sloan's debut hit, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, set in an old-school bookstore packed with start-up name dropping and new technology, has been praised as "a clever and whimsical tale with a big heart," by The Economist  and as having "wonderful undeniability," by none other than George Saunders. Join us for the paperback launch and a discussion of publishing--tangible and not--with Robin Sloan, FSG senior editor Sean McDonald, Frank Chimero and Jack Cheng. Don't forget to bring a hard-copy of yourself to this event.Also! The e-book prequel, Ajax Penumbra 1969, will be free with every purchase of the paperback. Robin Sloan grew up in Michigan and now splits his time between San Francisco and the Internet.Jack Cheng is the author of These Days, a Kickstarter-funded independent novel about the human side of technology. In past lives he has been an advertising copywriter, interface designer, and startup co-founder. His writing has appeared in Fast Company, Thought Catalog, 99U, andOffscreen Magazine. He lives in Brooklyn. Frank Chimero is a Brooklyn-based designer and author of The Shape of Design. He has worked for clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, Facebook, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, GOOD Magazine, and more. In 2010, he was chosen as a Young Gun by the Art Directors Club, and was honored as a New Visual Artist by Print Magazine. 

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ISBN: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013