News This Week (October 17th)

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

Mystery writer Stewart M. Kaminsky dies at 75.

The American Booksellers Association is fighting the Patriot Act to protect reader privacy.

The Guardian celebrates fairy tales.

Brett Easton Ellis and Gus Van Sandt are writing a film.

Read about Nelson Mandela’s archive.

Ahhh! Woooh! What’s happening? Who am I? Why am I here? What’s my purpose in life? What do I mean by who am I?

McSweeney’s will do a broadside tribute.

Chinua Achebe thinks Joseph Conrad’s  Heart of Darkness is a sexy bad influence.

Carl Sagan as super hipster?

This is your brain on reading.

Will Self talks about Roald Dahl.

Comics are making a stir in literary circles.

John Freeman is named editor of Granta.

This is why John Irving has a gun.

Happy Birthday Harvey Peckar!]

Happy Birthday Moby Dick!

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.