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Do Book Covers Matter? Do Fancy Panties Matter?

Kate Gale | Posted 06.03.2014 | Books
Kate Gale

Yes they do. Fancy panties are a signal that you got your game on in a way that long underwear or frowzy cotton drawers are a signal that says to your...

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.

50 Best Book Covers Of 2012

Posted 06.27.2013 | Books

Design Observer just announced the best book covers of 2012. How do they pick these, you ask? Well, a 35-person advisory board nominates worthy bo...

PHOTOS: These Truman Capote Reissues Are Awesome

Posted 02.11.2013 | Books

Random House's Modern Library came out with a new series reissues for some of Truman Capote's classic works. We talked to the designer, Eric White, to...

Maddie Crum

Does Beautiful Design Turn Novels Into Accessories? | 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...

8 Cool New Book Covers

Posted 11.01.2011 | Books

We know, we know. We aren't supposed to judge books by their covers. But these current and upcoming book covers appeared so intriguing that we couldn'...

The Year's Coolest Book Covers So Far

Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

It's not easy to make a cool book cover. The designer usually has a million different people weighing in, each with a separate need that can potential...

PHOTOS: 15 Cool Book Covers That Didn't Make The Cut | Posted 07.16.2011 | Books

For authors, choosing a book cover is the fraught moment their very private creation starts putting on its game face and getting ready to enter the ma...

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...