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The 12 Best Book Covers of July

Another month of books, another month of book covers. Another month of pandemic, another month of staying inside. Another month of anxiety, another month of taking delight where we can find it. And so, to that end, here are my favorite book covers from the past few weeks, which it seems we’re... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-30 08:49:50 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: November 25, 2019

Here are the 78 best book covers of the year, according to the best designers in the industry. | Lit Hub “Why would you have children in this uncertain world?” How two new books grapple with the ethics of parenthood. | Lit Hub Five great small press audiobooks to gift anyone on your list... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 11:30:31 UTC ]
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The 78 Best Book Covers of 2019

This year, at Lit Hub, we spent a lot of time thinking about book cover design. Oliver Munday wrote about designing the cover for Fleur Jaeggy’s newly reissued masterpiece Sweet Days of Discipline; Tree Abraham wrote about designing the (very glittery) cover for T Kira Madden’s Long Live the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:49:03 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Book Covers of November

Another month of books, another month of book covers. November is when publishing starts slowing down a bit for the holidays, but even that couldn’t keep the beautiful books—and weird books, and funny-as-hell books—down. Below are my ten favorite book covers from the month (some of them are even... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-22 09:48:02 UTC ]
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10 Rejected Book Covers That Almost Made the Cut

We’re back with our rejected book cover series, where designers walk us through the process and show us the book covers that could have been. (For previous entries in this series, see here and here.) What kind of planning and thought goes into the cover design process, and what beautiful art... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-30 11:00:07 UTC ]
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Why Bill Gates Is Reading “Capitalism Without Capital”

The tech-mogul-turned philanthropist has just published a review of a dense 2017 book on how “intangible assets”–things like software and data–are changing the economy. Mid-2018 might seem like a strange time for Bill Gates to review a largely academic book that came out in late 2017. But as... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are middle-aged women invisible on book covers? | Alison Flood

Even when they’re central to the story, women over 40 are getting pushed to one side when it’s time to design the book jacketHere’s a challenge for you: find a book jacket that features an image of a woman over 40. My own hunt – as yet unsuccessful – was prompted by the actor and novelist... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of Books: An Exhibition of Shobunsha’s Star Cover Designer Kouga Hirano

From the Japan Times: The Kyoto DDD Gallery's exhibition of Kouga Hirano's work includes his book covers for Shobunsha, a 30-year body of designs. The post The Art of Books: An Exhibition of Shobunsha’s Star Cover Designer Kouga Hirano appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Under Fire, Abrams to Cease Publishing ‘Bad Little Children’s Books’

Facing outrage over a book of parodies of classic children's book covers, Abrams has agreed to a request from the author to stop publishing the title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Boost Sales, Japanese Bookseller Kinokuniya Experiments With New Book Covers

The bookseller will sell limited-edition, exclusive versions of graphic novels with variant covers at its stores around the world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Self-Published Book Covers Are Better Than You Think

CompletelyNovel's 'Lord of the Book Covers' competition revealed many indie authors are using the same professional designers as traditional houses. The post Why Self-Published Book Covers Are Better Than You Think appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucia Berlin and a Tale of Two Book Covers

Picador designer Justine Anweiler wrote about how she went about creating the cover for the UK edition of Lucia Berlin's novel, A Manual for Cleaning Women. The post Lucia Berlin and a Tale of Two Book Covers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Bonnick: Nosy Crow's adult focus - on illustrators

You'll remember Sarah McIntyre's #PicturesMeanBusiness campaign to get illustrators the credit they deserve on book covers and in publishing's metadata labyrinth. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Bacon dies at 91; he revolutionized the design of book covers

Paul Bacon's name may be unfamiliar, but anyone who has browsed the bestseller racks over the last 60 years knows his work. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris Exhibit Praises the World of Book Covers

We Love Books! is an exhibit within the second edition of the inspiring Graphic Arts Festival taking place in Paris until March 4th. The post Paris Exhibit Praises the World of Book Covers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scenes from the Tehran International Book Fair

Writing for The Guardian last month, Simon Tisdall described the scene at the Tehran International Book Fair, where female skin on book covers is frowned upon. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brian Gennett's book designs

Designer Brian Gennett has constructed giant numbers out of book covers for each floor in Barker Block, a loft building downtown.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Creativity Takes A Wrong Turn: Lousy Book Covers

Aptly titled new Tumblr "Lousy Book Covers" collects the delightfully dubious achievements in jacket design. The book Spending Christmas With a Yeti is already at a marketplace disadvantage, what with that title, but then there’s the book cover. Oh boy, where to start. The real-life... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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