Nothing is more terrifying, more mentally scarring, than the giant-head book cover. They loom off the cardstock, their huge eyes bugging out. Nothing ...
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How can you praise a book cover that fails at its essential task? Not at being pretty or visually provocative. But at stopping readers in their tracks and compelling them to pick up and buy the book.
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.
Somehow in just a few minutes, a bright educated woman and I were discussion therapy, relationships with our mothers, and the importance of daily walking. All that in about fifteen minutes.
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