News This Week (December 26th)

Gift books for millionaires.

The imaginary legal consequences for superheros.

On creating the first openly gay character for Archie.

Scott Pilgrim wins two Satellite Awards.

A new documentary on Grant Morrison airs in England.

Julian Assange expects to use the money from his book deal on legal fees.

Creator of the Wombles, Elisabeth Beresford, dies at 84.

Top 10 fictional hangovers.

Read a poem by Carol Ann Duffy.

An interesting history on the Book of Genesis.


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.