News This Week (September 26th)

Every week Logos employees collect the most interesting news bits from the book and music world.

The Hobbit will be made into a film.

Christ as scoundrel, by Philip Pullman.

The US justice department urges Google to set new terms for their book deal.

The wild book and it’s natural habitat.

Nick Hornby will write a feature length animation.

Poet’s House finds a new home.

The Onion says goodbye to Reading Rainbow in their own way.

JRR Tolkien, spy?

Edward Gorey’s home is on flickr.

Read a Jeanette Winterson short story.

How Google will make us rethink copyright laws, and why the Google Books Deal was postponed.

Banned Books Week begins.

A copyright battle ensues over Marvel’s deal with Disney.

Sandgate honors HG Wells 100 years later.

Umberto Ecco on the lost art of handwriting.

Jan Barrett has a beautiful new home.

Sweet Valley High will be a movie.

Cookbooks: writer or anthropologist?

The vigilante censor and Moby D–k?

Janina

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.