When a narrator is not so much unreliable as imperfect, A Republic of Books might be a first refuge for scoundrels and saints. The perfect bookshop might not be, but then again . . . When failure is an option, a nation of books would have to be a republic as much as a state of mind. A Republic of Books, the newest published novel by Vincent McCaffrey, is now available at our store and through Amazon.

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