Weekly Picks (September 8th)

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. Poetry As Insurgent Art by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

2.  Brave New World by Aldus Huxley

3. A Cultural Dictionary of Punk, 1974-82 by Nicholas Rombe

4.  The Absoutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

5. Strength In What Remains by Tracy Kidder

From the Used Book Department

1. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

2. Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasure of Handmade Life by Jenna Woginrich

3. Disgusting Things {A Miscelleny} by Don Voorheen

4. The 100 Best Absolute Greatest Heavy Metal Albums in the World, Ever. by Jaclyn Bond

5. Edges of Bounty: Adventures in the Edible Valley by William Emery and Scott Squire

From the Music Department

1.  Stax Profiles – Eddie Floyd from Eddie Floyd

2. A Proper Introduction to Billie Holiday from Billie Holiday

3. B is for Bob from Bob Marley

4. The Truth According to Ruthie Foster from Ruthie Foster

5. 30 Year Retro from Mark O’Connor


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.