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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

Cuts
Today marks the last Sunday Sundries and final installment of its sister column on Open Book Ontario, Fiction Craft. Thanks for reading.

Parasites
Ha ha! Well done, Guardian! Screw Amazon.

Greed
Why do people think indie bookstore owners are any less greedy than Amazon? Oh well. How to Quit Amazon and Shop in an Actual Bookstore.

Blah-blah
13 Podcasts That Love Books As Much As You Do

Co-opt
Nice looking sneakers. What wtf do they have to do with literature and authors?

Boring
The Toronto Public Library has a...yawn!!...book printing machine.

Porn
We'll leave with a little library porn.

 

Shaun Smith is a novelist and an award-winning journalist in Toronto. 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.

The views expressed in the Writer-in-Residence blogs are those held by the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Open Book: Toronto.

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