News This Week (August 7th)

David Eggers opens a school in Sudan.

Read an excerpt from Mark Twain’s autobiography.

A graphic novel will be made from an unused Jim Henson Script.

Batman No. 1 is for sale.

Barnes & Noble might be for sale.

See the trailer to Norwegian Wood.

Newsweek finds a new picture of J. D. Salinger.

Steven Moffat talks about his favorite Moriarty’s.

5  young adult books to read again.

A desperate family sells a rare Superman comic.

5 men are arrested for a bookselling scam.

10 overlooked adult books.

At 90, P.D. James is starting another novel.

Lindsay Lohan works on her memoir from jail.


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.