Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

Want to date a (Canadian) writer? Read this first.
I would add: See them afforded quotable celebrity status on CBC.ca even though no one has ever heard of them.

Happy (belated) Birthday Charles Dickens.
The Economist offers the gift of your tabulated sales data.

Nuff said dep't
15,000 books about Abe Lincoln stacked in a tower. But of course.

UofT discovers publisher on its premises
This is such a quaint little piece of student journalism, worth looking at if only for the photo of Stan Bevnington.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
This cute little movie about books has been nominated for an Oscar.

The Book Surgeon
I think I showed a link to Brian Dettmer's books once before, or to a gallery of similar art projects. Anyway, it is worth having another look, because these sculptures made from old books are amazing.

Make that "Art" pls
On principle I kinda hate Google books, and that's why I kinda love this blog which tracks screw-ups by their scanner.

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Shaun Smith

Shaun Smith is a novelist and journalist living in Toronto. His young adult novel Snakes & Ladders was published in January 2009 by the Dundurn Group.

Go to Shaun Smith ’s Author Page