Posts Tagged ‘book jackets’

Judging Books by Their Covers

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The online magazine The Millions compares the U.S. and U.K. book cover designs of 2012’s Morning News Tournament of Books contenders. To see where they are in the process, check out today’s quarterfinal matchup. Before you leave The Millions, though, check out their Year in Reading 2011, where they ask their guests to comment on their favorite book of the year.

Scary Stories from AbeBooks

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Used and rare book seller AbeBooks has lots of recommendations for old-fashioned scary stories published before 1960 by lesser known authors. Worth it for the great covers, at least!

The Weird Fiction of Arkham House

Monday, October 31st, 2011

In time for Halloween, AbeBooks features books by Arkham House, the company who published H.P. Lovecraft and other horror writers. Excellent vintage horror jackets!

Out of Print

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Wear your favorite classic book jackets on Tshirts from Out of Print Clothing. Actually some of the art is new, from artists like Mikey Burton, who did the illustration for To Kill a Mockingbird, shown above. But some are what you remember . . .

Victoria Reichelt

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Australian painter Victoria Reichelt paints realist oils of stacked, falling, and flying books. Jacket design from a different perspective.