Tag Archives: bookcovers

Bizarre Books

Brian Lake who manages Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in Bloomsbury, London has compiled  a volume of truly odd and eccentric book covers in his new book Librorum Ridiculorum A Compendium of Bizarre Books. The books in the collection range from fairly … Continue reading

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Vonnegut Centennial

This week marked the 100th anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut’s birth. To celebrate the occasion graphic designer Alicia Raitt has re-imagined 14 of Vonnegut’s book covers. Inspired by 1960s bookcover design, Raitt utilizes the Marber grid, leaving the illustrations to set … Continue reading

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Almost Paradise

It’s always a happy day when a Tweet from Paperback Paradise pops up in my Twitter feed. I know that I’ve posted about the project before, but one can never have enough bibliophile humor. The graphic designer Domi creates the wildly popular … Continue reading

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A Very Short Story


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For Cats Every Day Is Caturday


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Covers and Sleeves

Over the years, I have shared some posts about the mesmerizing animations from German graphic designer Henning M. Lederer. I recently stumbled upon this fabulous video of his work titled “Books & Sleeves.” The intriguing film is a  compilation of … Continue reading

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Watching the Detectives

I am always impressed by the brilliant graphic mash-ups created by LA-based renaissance man Todd Alcott. He continues to come up with clever takes on books and music in the form of pulp paperback covers and album art work. You … Continue reading

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