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

Bookselling today
So you want to work in a bookstore, eh? Think it might be stimulating, fun and easy? Well, too bad, there are no more bookstores, so you will have to go work in this circle of Hell instead.

Ebert
The intriguing Roger Ebert has a memoir out, and The Atlantic excerpts some of his thoughts on writing, with slides!

Get a little library in your life
Got too many books? Try opening your own little library.

Book Swap
Or hey, just give the dang things away at random, like the did in the Guardian and Observer book swap.

Paper sculptures
Or carve them up into sculptures.

Twitter parodies
What would famous dead writers say on Twitter?

Last Lines
The final words from 25 writer before they croaked.

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.

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