We know that we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but it's pretty hard to avoid sometimes. Especially when it comes to books that have beautiful, thoughtful, or just plain cool designs. 2009 was full of books with great covers, and here are some of the coolest.
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Coolest Books Covers of 2009
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"The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime", edited by Michael Sims
Illustration by Jaya Miceli
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