New Morton book 'lifts the lid' on establishment cover up

Michael O’Mara Books will publish a new book by biographer Andrew Morton titled 17 Carnations: The Windsors, The Nazis and the Cover-up. Michael O’Mara acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from the book’s American publisher, Grand Central Publishing.   O’Mara said: “It’s fantastic to be working with Andrew again on a book which lifts the lid on the cover-up by the British and American establishment of Edward’s wartime dalliance with the Nazis.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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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How Inclusive Is That Diverse Book Cover, Though?

As more and more books for middle grade and YA readers showcase ensemble casts, why do they lack visible disability representation? Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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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

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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Villarosa Joins Tattered Cover to Curate BIPOC Books

Clara Villarosa, the founder of two iconic bookstores, the Hue-Man Experience in Denver and the Hue-Man Experience Bookstore & Cafe in New York City, will curate BIPOC books for the Tattered Cover Bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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BBC Two book club series 'Between the Covers' to return

BBC Two's weekly book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a second series this spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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40+ YA Book Cover Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

Love YA book covers? You'll want to follow these YA book cover artists and designers on Instagram for a peek behind the scenes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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Lifting Spirits: Religion Books Preview 2021

After a grim 2020, readers can find authors offering hope, consolation, inspiration, and thoughtful explorations of current issues in the New Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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

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The 10 Best Book Covers of October

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2020 is the year of enormous pink lady faces on book covers.

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BBC2's Between the Covers book choices unveiled

Matt Haig's latest novel, The Midnight Library (Canongate), and Bolu Babalola's story collection Love in Colour (Headline) are among the seven books that will be featured on the new BBC2 book club programme "Between the Covers", hosted by Sara Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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