Robin Sloan, debut author of the enchanting novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, took the time for a Twitter chat with us in advance of his appearance at IFOA.
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Our favourite quote?
“I’d say @Penumbra’s Google is one-third fact, and then the rest is playful extrapolation—or maybe satirical inflation…”
For more, check out the highlights via Storify. Come see Sloan at the Festival on October 24 and 27.
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The multi-talented Emma Donoghue, author of the bestselling Room, joined us for a Twitter chat with HarperCollins Canada this morning. Our favourite quote? On how long it took her to research her new short story collection, Astray, which spans four centuries:
“A decade and a half. I’m like your crazy aunt who never throws anything away.”
But she said a lot of other amazing things, too. If you missed the chat, here are some highlights:
[#Astraychat with Emma Donoghue” on Storify]