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The Story Behind Jonathan Franzen’s New Backlist Book Cover Redesigns

Last year not only marked the twentieth publication anniversary of Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections, it also saw the release of his first novel in seven years, Crossroads. So it was only fitting that Picador would embark on a redesign of the author’s backlist. We spoke with Alex Merto, the art... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-17 08:54:52 UTC ]
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Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 devices are up to $75 off at Amazon

Samsung's newest tablets have only been available for a few weeks, but they're already receiving discounts on Amazon. You can snag both the Galaxy Tab S8 and S8+ for less right now thanks to clippable coupons that knock $50 and $75 off the tablets, respectively. Just make sure to clip the coupon... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-03-09 14:54:03 UTC ]
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 line is going big with a new 14.6-inch Ultra model

Along with announcing the Galaxy S22 lineup, Samsung has refreshed its range of tablets — which some folks already had an inkling about after earlierleaks. For the first time, Samsung is introducing an Ultra tablet, which aligns with the Ultra branding the company slaps on its highest-end... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-02-09 15:00:19 UTC ]
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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra takes aim at the PC’s weak points

People turn to large Android tablets for streaming and even work, and Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S8 family of tablets—with screens now up to 14.1 inches—offer massive, detailed displays for both consuming and creating content. While the large panels can feel a little awkward in tablet mode,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-02-09 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s 2021 Book Cover of the Year Tournament

Last week, the Electric Lit team stayed glued to our phone screens as we tasked our social media followers with anointing the best book cover of 2021. The tournament was full of close calls determined by razor-thin margins (Mona at Sea prevailed over Black Girl Call Home by just five votes in... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-12-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Help Us Choose the Best Book Cover of 2021

Back by popular demand, Electric Literature is hosting our second annual “Best Book Cover of the Year” tournament, where readers determine which cover designs impressed in 2021. Just as the Italian Renaissance was born of the bubonic plague, will covid’s enduring grasp on society inspire... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-11-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Which Book Cover Looks Better, the British or American Version?

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of heated discourse surrounding a trend in book covers in which many new releases opt for variations of the same colorful abstractions: The Blob. Somehow deemed appropriate for everything from dystopian debuts to literary fiction bestsellers, these... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-11-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon is updating Kindles to make them easier to navigate

Amazon is rolling out a software update for its Kindle, Paperwhite and Oasis devices that could make them easier to use. The company announced the changes will be arriving in the coming weeks for Kindles 8th-generation and later, Paperwhites 7th-generation and newer as well as the Oasis... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-09-10 22:45:31 UTC ]
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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover

Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-18 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Infographic: The Most Instagrammed Book Covers

OnBuy.com, a U.K. marketplace similar to eBay or OfferUp, searched Instagram and determined that the book cover most often appearing on the social media site was Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' with 181,000 posts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

When you look at your shelves, do you see a dominant color scheme? Dive into the world of book cover colors and what they may denote. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Is the next book cover trend . . . rainbows?

As I was scrolling through Lit Hub’s massive 2021 preview, I noticed something: Rainbows. Specifically, several books featuring full-cover, highly saturated, blurrily blended rainbows. I can only assume, considering that rainbows are generally considered to be a) pretty b) gay and c) paths to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-08 18:00:44 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s Book Cover of the Year Tournament

This week, readers on Electric Literature’s Twitter and Instagram voted to narrow a field of 32 beautiful book covers down to their favorite of the year. Some of the margins were razor-thin—in particular, both Sin Eater vs. The Exhibition of Persephone Q in round one and Animal Wife vs. Follow... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-12-07 12:00:36 UTC ]
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Help Us Pick the Best Book Cover of 2020

This hasn’t been an easy year for sustained, careful reading. But you know what doesn’t take any attention at all? Judging a book by its cover! That’s why we’re doing our first ever “best book cover of the year” tournament—and we want you to weigh in. Vote for your favorites on Electric... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-30 12:00:30 UTC ]
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What a Book Cover Can Do

As a physical component of the book, the cover is a skin, a membrane, and a safeguard: paper jackets protect hardback boards from scuffing and sun damage, while paperback covers not only hold the book together but also keep its sheets clean and safe from tearing. In the past, paper jackets were... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 09:49:15 UTC ]
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Beautiful Book Cover Posters For Your Walls

Movie posters have always had a space on walls. Why not also add some rad book cover posters, too? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-11 11:37:00 UTC ]
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2020 is the year of enormous pink lady faces on book covers.

This year has brought a lot of things, and most of them have been bad. One good thing, though, is there has been quite been a lot of innovative, beautiful, and fascinating book cover design, including, I’ve recently noticed, a book cover trend that I’d like to call “enormous pink lady faces.” In... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:33:42 UTC ]
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I Am the Faceless Woman on the Cover of Your Novel

POC Book Cover Model I feel the most brown facing a solid, bright background that seduces preteens at the Scholastic fair. My long black-as-licorice braids with their sweet virginal shine beg for pity, are maybe a metaphor for tradition, repression, machismo, all the miserable Mexican girls that... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Novels, Two Global Catastrophes, Two Decades Apart

My first novel bombed spectacularly. This was about 20 years ago. Everything went wrong. First my editor quit after which my publishing house kinda-sorta forgot I existed. Orphaned was the word they used. Since nobody gave a damn, I at least got to choose my own book cover. The photograph I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-27 08:49:54 UTC ]
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How a Book Cover Gets Made: Nicole Caputo on Belletrist’s Studio Sessions

The folks behind Belletrist—which is so much more than a beloved Bookstagram account—are debuting a short video documentary series, Studio Sessions, in which they take a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic process of graphic novelists, illustrators, and designers. (Check out episode one, with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 20:40:57 UTC ]
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