News This Week (October 10th)

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

Read a John Ashbury poem.

The Tin Drum is the 20th Century’s cultural icon.

The first new Winnie-the-Pooh since 1928.

Amazon launches the Kindle worldwide.

T. S. Eliot is named as the nation’s favorite poet in the UK.

Archie’s confusing romance is far from over.

Editor Kate Duffy dies at 56.

Yiddish author Josef Burg dies at 97.

Herta Müller wins the Nobel Prize in literature.

Harvard buys John Updike’s archives.

Read an excerpt from Vonnegut’s Look at the Birdie.

The British Library buys the Eva Figes archives for £20,000.

Frankfurt Book Fair opens under censorship accusations.

Inherent Vice = Grand Theft Auto?

The New York Times features a crossword puzzle of author names.

Criminal charges for advice in a self help book?

People are starting to get excited about Eoin Colfer’s revival of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

The largest collection of rare Chinese books will be digitalized.

Maurice Sendak says “Go to hell”.


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.