News This Week (November 28th)

Every week Logos employees collect the most interesting news bits from the book and music world…
A first edition of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of the Species is used as bathroom reading.
Founder of the International Comic-con, Shel Dorf, dies at age 76.
Distinguished Chinese translator, Yang Xianyi, dies at age 94.
Physicist and poet, David Summers, dies at age 62.
Blog and literary project Significant Objects comes back as a charitable organization.
Guardian journalist and author, Geoffrey Moorhouse, dies at 77.


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.