Weekly Picks (8/17)

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. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

2. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith

3.  Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell

4. Around the World On Two Wheels by Peter Zheutlin

5. Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke

From the Used Book Department

1. The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

2. Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

3. The Essential Zizek (4 Vol) by Slavoj Zizek

4. Walter Benjamin or Towards a Revolutionary Criticism by Terry Eagleton

5. Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein

From the Music Department

1. Let The Dominoes Fall from Rancid

2. Strangers / Swinging Door & The Bottle Let Me Down from Merle Haggard & The Strangers (2 LPs on one CD!)

3. The Stooges from The Stooges

4.  Blue Lightnin’ from Lightnin’ Hopkins

5.  Naked from Willie Nelson


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.