News This Week

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

George Bush will publish his memoirs.

Writer Alan Stillitoe dies at 82.

Villains in the Vatican: from fiction to fact.

Random House releases some digital rights to the Styron Heirs.

A history of NYRB classics.

The growing steampunk genre.

Archie goes gay.

What Mary Gaitskill is reading.

Colin Meloy will write a children’s book.

“Man, I really feel like taking down a big corporation with my investigating skills now. All I need is a punk rock detective to help me out. Anyone on this train available? Anyone?”

The Life of Pi might go 3-d.

Books beat the Kindle and iPad in the greener than you battle.

Twitter: A book addict’s paradise.

A literary comic strip.

The Tabloids would have loved Jay Gatsby.

A gang lord loves bookstores.

Laura Bush reveals the details of a fatal car crash.

The writings of Marilyn Monroe will be published.

The plot of Glenn Beck’s new book is revealed.

Philip K. Dick’s Exegesis will be published.

Author Tayari Jones joins the protest against Arizona’s new immigration laws.

Keep up to date with advancements in literary technology.

China Miéville wins the Arthur C. Clarke award for the third time.

Tintin goes to court in Belgium.

Alan Moore’s collaboration with Mike Patton is confirmed.

Batman makes a move for the stage.

More than 100 children’s authors back teacher’s testing boycott in the UK.

NPR evaluates the merits of digital books as the savior of the publishing industry.

The London Review of Books and the future of reading.

See how your favorite literary magazine holds up.

Faber and Faber starts an interactive website for kids.

Terry Pratchett will edit SFX Magazine.

Sarah Silverman talks to NPR about her new book.

Zach Galifianakis interviews John Wray on his new book Lowboy.

Twenty books to read before you’re 16.

The future of the author in the digital age.

Students in Indiana are banned from reading Song of Solomon mid-way through the book.

Malcom Gladwell, William P. Young, and Dan Brown are most frequently highlighted authors  on the Kindle.

The New Yorker Book Bench examines the phrase “beg the question”.

The unauthorized sequel to Catcher in the Rye may or may not be published in the US. Still.

An interview with Charlene Harris.

Using e-books to save print?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt plans to reinvigorate Philip K. Dick.

More than 130,000 book lovers attended the 2010 Los Angeles Festival of Books.

Molly Ringwald writes a teen angst novel.


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.