Sourdough


Robin Sloan
Sourdough Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday September 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Author Robin Sloan returns with a much-anticipated new novel. Lois Clary is a software engineer, coding all day with her human contact limited to the brothers who run a nearby shop. When they hurriedly have to close, they have one last delivery for Lois: their culture, the sourdough starter used to bake their bread. They tell her she must keep it alive, and a whole new world opens for her.

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