Weekly Picks (8/10)

Every week Logos employees come together to pick the books and music generating the most interest from their departments

From the New Book Department:

1. Big Sur by Jack Kerouac

2. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

3. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris

4. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor

5. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

From the Used Book Department

1. Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

2. Plainsong by Kent Haruf

3. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

4. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

5. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

From the Music Department

1. It’s Blitz! by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, on CD and Vinyl

2. The E. N. D. / Energy Never Dies by Black Eyed Peas, on CD and Vinyl

3. Rising Sand by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, on CD

4. Night Flier by Tony Rice, on CD

5. A Little Bit Faster A Little Bit Worse by The Devil Makes Three on CD


Janina Larenas is the book buyer for the New Book Department. She is a printmaker and book artist who works with a variety of mediums to create narrative imagery. Her pieces range from stickers and posters to science illustration, embroidery to zines, often merging technical crafts with fine art presentation.