News This Week (Saturday June 23rd)

Robert Louis Stevenson

Read an interview with Jonathan Safran Foer.

Test your knowledge of stormy literature.

Yoko Ono’s top 10 must read books.

Use Thomas Pynchon’s Trystero mail system.

How a library used book burning threats to save itself.

Why Michael Chabon hates dreams.

Read an interview with the man trying to recreate the Gutenberg Bible.

Robert Louis Stevenson gives his birthday to a little girl.

Paper Passion: a collaborative scent from Wallpaper* Steidl and I Hate Perfume.

How language hurts our understanding of colors.

Matisse illustrated Ulysses.

How a short story ruined a marriage.



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.