“The Night Bookmobile?” I said.
“At your service.” Mr. Openshaw made a sort-of-pretend bow and turned off the music. I stepped up into the Winnebago and past him, and peered into the back of the camper.
“This collection consists of all the books you’ve ever read. We also have all the periodicals, which are in the next aisle, and ephemera—cereal boxes and such—which are in Section C, to your right.” Mr. Openshaw took off his glasses and polished them with his handkerchief. “It’s a very complete collection.”
The Night Bookmobile appeared throughout 2008 in serial form in the Guardian and is now being published as a book! Audrey Niffenegger is the New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife as well as Her Fearful Symmetry.