A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.
The Penguin Book of Witches%0A%0A"This book is perfect for anyone interested in witchcraft and the Salem witch trials. It's compact and offers an interesting view of this time in American history." — Sherri Gallentine, Vroman's BookstoreThe Penguin Book of Witches, edited by Katherine Howe, $17, available at Vroman's Bookstore.Vroman's Bookstore, 695 East Colorado Boulevard (near North El Molino Avenue); 626-449-5320.