Turn­ing pages

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ISLAND WEEKEND -

New books are be­ing pub­lished ev­ery day around the world. Here are a bit of book trivia: The first novel writ­ten on a type­writer is said to be Mark Twain’s "Ad­ven­tures Of Tom Sawyer". The first book de­scribed as a "best-seller" was "Fools Of Na­ture" by U.S. writer Alice Brown in 1889. The record for most peo­ple bal­anc­ing books on their heads at the same place and time is 998 in Syd­ney, Aus­tralia, in 2012. From: /www.ex­press.co.uk /lifestyle/top10­facts/508275/T op-10-facts-about-books

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