News This Week (December 5th)

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

Hollywood destroys the Western Canon of Literature.

On Where The Wild Things Are: Opera.

Congress honors Frank McCourt.

Wuthering Heights continues to ride the coat tails of Twilight with a new film scheduled to shoot next spring.

Cormac McCarthy parts with his beloved typewriter after 50 years.

People are still reviewing Jane Austen’s death. Consumption?

McDonalds and poetry.

The manuscript for A Christmas Carol is on display.

What Roberto Bolaño read.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will become a miniseries.

A first edition of Edgar Allen Poe’s Tamerlane and Other Poems is expected to fetch $5-700,000 at auction.

Flannery O’Connor’s bathroom booze.


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.