Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age

750 artists redesigned the covers of classic books. Now 50 of them are going on tour. The post Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

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How Pelican Books Is Reimagining The Cover In The Age Of E-Books

Penguin's storied non-fiction brand is trying to redefine the book cover, as well as bridge the gap between physical books and ebooks.The covers of our favorite books are doors that lead into their internal literary worlds, and that's enough to make their designs important: a book's cover is the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Barnes & Noble Reverses Course on Redesigned Book Covers

The bookseller planned to promote classic novels with covers featuring people of color for Black History Month. Critics accused it of “literary blackface.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Amazing Marvel comic book covers from the Golden Age of Stan Lee

Lee created or co-created a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today. To celebrate the life and work of Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics pioneer who passed away at the age of 95 today, we rounded up some classic covers... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Why are middle-aged women invisible on book covers? | Alison Flood

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Knowledge Ages Quickly, as Shown by This Ad That Grew Mold on a Classic Marketing Book

There's still much to be learned from books written by the great minds of advertising's golden age, but it's hard to deny that almost any advice printed to the page quickly becomes dated in today's digitally driven world. To illustrate that point, and boost turnout at an upcoming IdeasFirst... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Classic book covers by Paul Bacon – in pictures

The designer who pioneered the ‘big book look’ - creating covers for more than 6,500 books, ranging from Catch-22 to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest - has died aged 91 in New York. Here are some of his best Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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We’ve Got Your Kids Covered: 20 of the Best Kindle Books for Kids

We're bringing you the 20 best Kindle books for kids. All are either free for all or free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Variations on Penguin Book Cover Mugs

All the variations you could ever want of those iconic orange and white Penguin book covers on your favorite medium: mugs. Duh! Continue reading at Book Riot

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10 SUCH A FUN AGE Book Club Questions And Reading Guide

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How a Classic Children’s Book Got Hijacked by the Culture Wars

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie has been criticized, and lauded, as a parable of the welfare state. Both sides have it wrong. Continue reading at Slate

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Dan Brown pens Puffin picture book and composes classical music album

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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

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How a Book Cover Gets Made: Nicole Caputo on Belletrist’s Studio Sessions

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A new Missouri bill proposes jailing librarians who provide children “age-inappropriate” books.

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2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront

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Gallimard recalls Matzneff book following under-age revelations

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