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Book Cover Art

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.

PHOTOS: I Design A Cover For Every Book I Read

Jenny Volvovski | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
Jenny Volvovski

I started this project because when I am 90 (if I live that long), I want to have a library in my house (if there are still books) where every book jacket is designed by me. That is my long-term plan.

Rejected Covers: See How 'They Eat Puppies, Don't They?' Might Have Looked

Posted 05.04.2012 | Books

Rejected Covers is part of an ongoing series on rejected book cover designs, in which we invite cover artists to reveal some of the rejected ideas and...

Vintage Covers Of ‘The Phantom Tollbooth' From All Over The World

Posted 12.25.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire: Today marks the 50th anniversary of Norton Juster’s classic surreal children’s book, "The Phantom Tollbooth," so needless to s...

Book Cover Design: Where The Cover Of Your Favorite Novel Comes From

The Atlantic | CHARLOTTE STRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every three months or so, we gather together. In our hands, launch meeting packets still hot off the copy machine. Our editor-in-chief sits at the hea...

A Joy-Filled Book on the Art of the Book Cover

Jules Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jules Siegel

The Art of American Book Covers explores one of publishing's most creative periods, when covers took on the qualities of sculpture. It's a stunning example of critical art history, free of any curatorial jargon.