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SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

Book Tours, Pt. 1
The folks at Lonely Planet travel guides have chosen their picks for the top ten bookstores in the world. Sorry, no CanCon.

Agent Secret
Five writers talk about how to get an agent, and what it's like when you have one.

Style Issue
A cute piece about loving the Chicago Manual of Style.

No sex please, we're bad writers
The nominees for the 2010 Bad Sex in Literature Award have been announced by The Literary Review (crap website, btw).

Jeremy Mayer
What to do with your old typewriters (if you have a thousand hours or so to spare).

Spy vs. P.I.
Ian Fleming chats with Raymond Chandler in this old time radio interview on the new New Republic website.

Book Tours, Pt. 2
The Guardian's readers recommend a whole whack of great bookstores around the world. Yup, still no CanCon.

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