Situated a stone’s throw away from Spadina and College Streets, the historic University of Toronto Bookstore building stands tall with pride. We’re here on a Monday morning to meet Brian Charles Curran (32), a man of many titles (manager, trade buyer and off-site events coordinator), who has promised to show us around the heritage building and its suite of services.
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.
Our favourite quote?
“I’d say @Penumbra’s Google is one-third fact, and then the rest is playful extrapolation—or maybe satirical inflation…”