News This Week (October 31st)

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

Angels are the new vampires.

Philip Roth sees the Novel as the next cult classic.

A dispute over where to house Kafka’s manuscript for The Trial continues.

The Russian Booker short list was announced.

Author Stuart Kaminsky dies at age 75.

The F.B.I. thinks VS Naipaul is dead.

Jonathan Safran Foer stirs things up with dog eating suggestions.

Read an interview with John Updike from 1978, Croatia.

Ang Lee finished the first draft of his film adaptation for Life of Pi.

The Kennedy Library will acquire copies of thousands of Hemingway’s papers from Cuba.

David Eggers’ Zeitoun will become an animated film.

Fantasy book jacket artist Don Ivan Punchatz dies at age 73.


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.