Book Backs: In Retrospect No. 3

back04It occurred to me the other day while scanning some books from our pulp collection that the backs are sometimes as interesting, if not more interesting, as the fronts.  So here is a selection of book backs from our shelves:


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.