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Classic Book Covers

Your Favorite Classic Books, Redesigned For Contemporary Readers

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.02.2016 | Arts

If The Picture of Dorian Gray was assigned to you in high school or college, you know the cover belies the weirdness within the story. In most version...

A Book and Its Cover

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Until the publication of my first novel, I'd never consciously thought about the importance of cover design. But the graphic artist's crucial role in the novel's production (and possible success) became apparent. The artist's talent was vitally important to the commercial viability of the novel.

IMAGES: New Covers For Classic Books

Posted 05.28.2013 | Books

Some of the greatest books in literature are now available in the public domain - yet the public domain editions are often poorly designed, with autom...

IMAGES: What Happens If You Flip The Gender Of Book Covers?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Books

Yesterday, author Maureen Johnson had a great idea. She tweeted "I do wish I had a dime for every email I get that says, "Please put a non-girly cover...

Maddie Crum

Does Beautiful Design Turn Novels Into Accessories?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books

Retailer Anthropologie has a myriad of holiday gift suggestions on their website: "brrrilliant" polka-dot gloves, misshapen mugs made of blown glass a...

Classic Book Covers Get Artistic Makeovers

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books

For the past seven years, Katie Cromwell and Jensen Carp at Gallery 1988 have been showcasing pop culture-themed artwork to a new generation of LA res...