News This Week (April 3rd)

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

Read a poem by Robert Pinsky.

Read a short story by Junot Díaz.

Authors contribute Kipling inspired animal stories to an anthology.

The lost Shakespeare play, for real.

Author of film books Ian Cameron dies at 72.

Spanish writer Miguel Delibes dies at 89.

Margaret Atwood sings in a hockey musical.

Top 10 children’s books for adults.

Psychology of the Book Plate.

Stephen King’s first comic book.

Typefaces envisioned as dog breeds.

Zeitoun, the actual guy.

The day jobs of authors.

A war rages between SF papers.

Stop asking Paul Auster to write your preface.

Dog-Eared Pages is sending books to soldiers.

Amazon.uk is demanding that no other website be allowed undercut the e-tailer.

Stephen King writes a baseball novel.

Borders faces a $42.5 million credit deadline.

Read a short story from Joyce Carol Oates.

Jonathan Lethem is geeker than we are.

Read an interview with Mark Millar, creator of Kick-Ass.

Read an interview with Sam Shepard.

Tim Burton will do Sleeping Beauty with Angelina Jolie as Maleficent.

Comic book artist Dick Giordano dies at 77.

Poet Ai dies at 62.

Children’s author Sid Fleischman dies at 90.

Amazon threatens publishers in a last attempt over e-book price control.

Publisher Harold W. McGraw Jr. dies at 92.

Russia ignores the centenary of Tolstoy’s death.

Michael Chabon talks about the San Francisco literary scene.

10 book types to follow on twitter.

Stephenie Meyer is releasing a novella in the Twilight series.

Phillip Pullman goes mobile with The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ.

Janina

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.