The Bookkeeper’s Apprentice

This is a rather cool short story from author James Douglas Wallace. I’m fascinated by the thought of post-apocalyptic librarians keeping tomes of the past alive…

2 thoughts on “The Bookkeeper’s Apprentice

  1. apocalypticfiction

    Interesting. I’ve tossed around the idea of book caches spread out all over the world to act as knowledge seeds to stimulate a rebirth of society after some catastrophic event. It would be like an open source project with certain hard copies of books sealed for posterity.


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