Monthly Archives: September 2015

Leaders, Needles and Haystacks

I just got through reading Robin Sloan’s delightfully quirky “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore.” At a point in the story, Clay Jannon, the protagonist, is trying to find his way through a vexing puzzle which is, as he puts it, like trying to find a needle in a haystack. He’s making enquiries at a museum where… Read More »