Many readers will be familiar with Tove Jansson’s name for her most cherished creations, the plump, hippopotamus-like Moomins. Curious but often a bit shy, adventurous but beloved of cozy domesticity, and most of all, happy and free, the Moomins… Continue Reading
It can – and does – happen, dealing in books every day, that a gem may pass through one’s hands without being recognized. A wonderful book, especially an older book, may not necessarily call much attention to itself. Damaged… Continue Reading
For those moments when you’re enjoying a martini in your sunken living room. The sophisticated guitar of Laurindo Almeida on RED VINYL!
“Amazon Makes Plea to Authors to Quiet Down” – via Publishers Weekly…and the beat goes on!
The great jazz pianist Benny Green gave Kuumbwa Jazz a big hug on Monday night. We were proud to be the sponsors of this concert!
Spoon’s Britt Daniel: “Buying records in record stores is cool!” – via Salon. We agree!
“Amazon-backed book award rejected by distinguished author” – via Salon. The newest chapter in the Amazon/Hachette saga.
“Can the Indies Make ‘California’? – via Publisher’s Weekly. Edan Lepucki’s “California” is out now and Logos has a copy, so snag it quick!
Let’s hear it for some bibliopole solidarity.
Don’t miss your chance to help bring back Reading Rainbow through Kickstarter!
“A good bookstore isn’t just a place to buy books. The really good ones are bespoke tailoring for your narrative impulse.” – via Esquire
Thanks to The Seattle Times for the Logos Books & Records shout-out!
“I’m obviously pissed at Amazon.” The novelist, children’s author and unofficial publishing industry spokesperson on the future of book culture, via Salon.
Logos is the proud sponsor of pianist Benny Green’s July 14th show at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz. Benny will have David Wong & Kenny Washington in his trio; it’s sure to be a great show!
Square Books is a storied independent bookstore in Oxford, Mississippi which, just like Logos, has stayed true to its mission over the years and kept its focus on the books. Article via Garden & Gun Magazine.
Are you on Instagram? If so, follow Logos for some quality ‘grams.
Last year saw David Bowie return to the scene, after a 10-year hiatus, with a new album. Celebrate this legendary artist and take a gander at this striking picture disc LP of the soundtrack to The Hunger. It’s time to make a… Continue Reading
“In what seems to be becoming an annual rite of spring, a dispute between a major retailer and a major publisher over sales terms has gotten nasty, and gone public.” Here’s Publishers Weekly’s look at this literary industry tussle.
We had a great time participating in California Bookstore Day this past Saturday…a big thanks to all who came down to Logos and celebrated with us! Here’s a re-cap from Publisher’s Weekly.
We’re sad to see that Giovanni’s Room (Philadelphia’s 40 year-old LGBT bookstore) will be closing it’s doors. Here is Salon’s look at the state of the LGBT publishing industry.