Every week Logos employees collect the most interesting news bits from the book and music world…
Political cartoonist who depicted Muhammad as a suicide bomber, Kurt Westergaard, escapes assination.
Sex books top the charts for most pirated digital books.
Slavic scholar who worked with Orwell in translating Animal Farm into Ukrainian, Ihor Sevcenko, dies at 87.
Katherine Patterson succeeds Jon Sciezka as the National Ambassador for Young People.
Joe Penhall writes about Cormac McCarthy’s reaction to his adaptation of The Road.
Musician Jay Retard dies at 29.
Censorship: children are in peril!
The Guardian UK Books Blog introduces a new series on literary theory.
Edwidge Danticat on Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
Quirk Books announces a new classic “Android Karenina”.
Google apologizes to Chinese authors for digitizing books without permission.
Co-author of The Ugly American, William J. Lederer dies at 97.
More Cormac McCarthy film adaptations are on their way.
French authors continue a 2-year plagiarism fight.