Who’d have thought that Scotland would be the only country with two authors on their banknotes? (Well, the only country in this tiny sample.) This is perhaps especially apt in this period immediately after the referendum when we appeared to be threatened by those English thugs with not being allowed to have any currency at all. Mental Floss gives us eight novelists featured on banknotes. (Via Shelf Awareness)

(On the making of paper for banknotes, see my post of 3 September 2014.)