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

Marianne
This long and very readable excerpt from Sylvie Simmons' new biography of Leonard Cohen, I'm Your Man, describes how the poet met and fell in love with Marrianne Jensen on the Greek Island, Hydra.

Contents
30 tables of contents

Charlotte
"This is a story of the barn." Charlotte's Web was 60 years old on Oct 15th. NPR profiles the history of this great book, with some readings by its author, EB White.

Tombstones
In the spirit of Halloween, here are the gravestones of 15 famous authors.

Map
Dwell magazine has published an interactive map of independent bookstores across the USA.

Tower
A c.1918 book tower built out of donations to the ALA army libraries.

Tpyo
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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.

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