Sunday Surfing Selection: The Lighter Side

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8 Unexpected Downsides of the Switch to E-books – Whether you are in the pro-or-anti-e-reader camp, or totally agnostic about it, this is just a hoot!

10 Book that Should be Banned – A tongue-in-cheek list from 2009

Battle of the Bad Bookmarks: Quarter Finals – Vote for your least favourite bookmark.

Forgotten Bookmarks – a vintage bookseller scans and posts “personal, funny, heartbreaking and weird things” found in books.

Awful Library Books – if you think you have outdated books in your collection, check out the gems that these professional weeders find.

Love the Liberry – short, sweet, funny and real library stories.

In the wake of widespread disappointment and disillusionment over the Lorax film, Rocco Staino compiles a sardonic collection of potential product-driven movies in Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kit Lit Characters,

Vulgar Words of 1811 – like apple cart, barber‘s chair and shanker.

So you’re six years old, you’re reading ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,’ and it becomes rapidly obvious that there are only two kinds of men in the world: dwarves and Prince Charmings. And the odds are seven to one against your finding the prince. — Emily Levine

Emily Levine’s theory of everything  – a Ted-Talk that will make you laugh, but also make you think. I highly recommend it.

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