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SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

Duh!
Time reports that reading literature improves your brain.

Ka-ching!
What has the effect of Satanic Verses been on Salman Rushdie's life?

Yum!
The one recipe in this cookbook tells you how to cook the book itself.

Egad!
The stupidity of political correctness is complete: a Toronto Public Library patron has called for Dr Seuss' Hop on Pop to be removed from the collection because it encourages child violence on fathers.

Coo!
CBS Morning Live interview brilliant children's author Mo Willems in Paris.

Tri!
The Casual Optimist has a great pos about about triangles on book covers. It is the second of a proposed trilogy. Go figure.

K!
A typo has landed a Turkish journalist in jail for 10 months.

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Shaun Smith is a novelist and an award-winning journalist. His work has appeared in numerous national publications including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC.ca and Quill & Quire. In 2013, his book Magical Narcissism: Selected Writings on Books, Writers, Food, and Chefs was published by Tightrope Books. In 2009, his novel Snakes & Ladders was published by Dundurn. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where he works in the capital markets./a>

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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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