How Gene Wolfe’s “The Book of The Long Sun” saved the bookstore.

I was told to expect a man in the evening — just before closing. I was made to understand that he would be the only one who could save my bookstore — a labor of love which I had adopted when my father (the original proprietor) began to forget my name. He had died after a sharp decline in twelve months, and I, who had dreams, plans, adventures to pursue, found my true…