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WATCH:Bye Bye Book Covers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Some book covers have been so iconic that they become the logo for everything including the movie--think "The Godfather" and "Jaws"--and since the mid...

Twilight Gets Holiday Makeover: What Will The New Covers Look Like? | Katie Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephenie Meyer's blockbuster Twilight series is to be republished this Christmas with a new white jacket design....

Why Are Book Covers Different In Different Countries?

The Guardian | Tom Lamont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Albums are sold across the world inside a universal sleeve, blockbuster films branded in a singular style. But novels, by a convention that nobody in ...

Publishers, Remember The Blurb: Book Blurbs Have Huge Effect On Book Sales, Study Shows

The Bookseller | Victoria Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Publishers are "missing a trick" by not perfecting blurbs on jackets despite the fact they are "commercially valuable", delegates were told at The Boo...

The Book Jacket Blurbs Nobody Will Ever Read

Denise Vivaldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Vivaldo

When the marketing department asks for book blurbs, you have to call anyone with something nice to say about you or your book. My favorite: "Crap, she may be old but she is still fast!"

Choosing the Right Cover

James Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Atlas

I have been obsessed with book covers for as long as I've been obsessed with books -- and that's a really long time, believe me.

The 17 Coolest Book Covers Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 b...

Books Without Jackets Make Big Splash This Fall

The New York Observer | Leon Neyfakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What makes these books so unusual-looking is that, even though they're hardcovers, their cover art is not printed on dust jackets but instead stamped ...