SHAUN SMITH'S SUNDAY SUNDRIES
A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD
It seems odd that a man with 12 million books in print feels he has to justify his oeuvre. Nonetheless, famed Fantasy novelist Terry Brooks explains why he writes about elves.
A remarkable traffic jam of books took place in Oz last June. If you need an English explanation, scroll down past all the photos of the installation and past the Spanish explanation.
A rare collection of Beatrix Potters' personal possessions is going up for auction, including her personal, hand-written cookbook. I wonder if she had a recipe for hossenfeffer.
The geographically challenged Super Precious online art gallery presents a show of graphic illustration supposedly inspired by works by "20th century American authors". Who wants to inform them that George Orwell was British and Doris Lessing is Zimbabwean-British?