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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

It came from outer space!
Where the heck did sci-fi come from, anyway? A blob at Places & Spaces explains.

"We could order that for you. It'll take a year to get here."
Why not take a moment to visit the Women & Women First Bookstore, in Portlandia?

Actually, I was thinking of just copying them all to my Kindle.
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works provides a guide to caring for books.

Hey, you got syrup on my manuscript!
Well, you got ink in my batter! It's a typewriter! No, it's a waffle iron! Hey wait, it's a typewriter AND! a waffle iron!

"Here's to all my friends!"
The late boozer/writer Charles Bukowski's favourite watering hole is up for grabs in Philadelphia.

Too late for Fitzgerald
The Long Island mansion said to have been the inspiration for Daisy and Tom Buchanan's home in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is not up for grabs.

Green Eggs and Fondant
It was Dr Seuss' birthday a couple of weeks ago. Enjoy some Seuss inspired cakes.

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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.

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