Weekly Picks (October 13th)


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 Arrival by Shaun Tan

2. Click: One Novel Ten Authors by Nick Hornby, Eion Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Gregory Maguire, David Almond, Deborah Ellis, Margo Lanagan, Ruth Ozeki, Linda Sue Park, and Time Wynne-Jones

3. Bird by Andrew Zuckerman

4. All Cakes Considered by Melissa Gray

5. Everything and Nothing by Jorge Luis Borges

From the Used Book Department

1. Through A Calendar’s Window by Julian B. Arnold

2. Strange Foods: Bush Meat, Bats and Butterflies By Jerry Jopkins and Michael Freeman

3. Anatomy of Insects & Spiders by Claire Beverly & David Ponsonby

4. SCHEHERAZADE: Comics About Love, Treachery, Mothers & Monsters Edited by Megan Kelso

5. Book of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages edited by Paul Lunde

From the Music Department

1. The List from Rosanne Cash

2. Secret, Profane & Sugarcane from Elvis Costello

3. Vision Valley from The Vines

4. The Hazards of Love from The Decemberists

5. A Wonderful World from Tony Bennett & K. D. Lang


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.