Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES

A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

Sendak
Enjoy some Maurice Sendak posters promoting reading.

Dahl
11 unusual facts about Roald Dahl.

Gervais
Ricky Gervais recounts a formative lesson in story writing. (video)

Spiegelman
Art Spiegelman looks back on “60 years of pen and ink”.

Salinger
A very sarcastic Salinger documentary drinking game.

White
A refreshing reminder of correct comma usage from E.B. White.

Bukowski
Read 113 scanned pages of the FBI's 1968 file on Charles Bukowski.

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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 was published by Tightrope Books in June 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