Reviews and Blog Posts: Cryptography

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

by Robin Sloan

DPL Rating:
5

Through random (and mostly unhappy) circumstances, Clay Jannon seeks employment at Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore in San Francisco, California. Inside this unusual bookstore, bookcases stretch deep into the dark - vertically - stories over your head.  After a short time working there, he starts to notice odd and mysterious customers...

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Enigma: How the Poles Broke the Nazi Code by Władysław Kozaczuk & Jerzy Strasz

Intrigued by codes, ciphers and those who break them? The PBS mystery Bletchley Circle introduced a new audience to the fascinating world of decryption.

Susan, Mille, Lucy and Jean harness all their experience gained as codebreakers at Bletchley Park to find a killer. Bletchley Park is an estate and at one time, ground zero for English codebreaking activities during WWII.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

by Robin Sloan

DPL Rating:
4

“What do you seek in these shelves?”

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