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SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

Herbarium
Here are Emily Dickinson's pressed flowers. I don't know why.

Dominoes
Seattle public library breaks book-domino record (video).

Sign 'o the Times
Venerable antiquarian David Mason says that after being in business for 50 years, his store will be gone in two years.

Odd
"These antiquarian books are busily smoking pipes and writing letters." I find Jonathan Wolstenholme's paintings to be very odd

Penguin Wallpaper
Now you don't have to buy books to decorate a room with books.

Late
What are the 30 greatest posthumously published novels?

RIP
Gaiman on Banks.

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SHAUN SMITH is a novelist and award-winning journalist in Toronto, Canada. His young-adult novel Snakes & Ladders was published in 2009 by the Dundurn Group. His book Magical Narcissism: Selected Writings on Books, Writers, Food, and Chefs is available on Kindle and is forthcoming in paperback from Tightrope Books in spring 2013. shaunsmith.ca

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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.

Go to Shaun Smith ’s Author Page