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taste the blood of revenge

Another hilarious re-issue from the brilliant folks at Paperback Paradise.

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Yes, You Can Tell A Book By Its Cover

Nicholas Love created the super fun  Penguin Classics cover generator  which allows you  to upload an image and set type for an amusing imitation of the famous book cover design. It’s a great way for bibliophiles to while away the … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes

Writer Todd Alcott has a brilliant side gig reimagining David Bowie songs as pulp fiction-style books. His clever bookcovers reference classic paperback books. You can see more of the covers at Alcott’s Etsy site and even purchase your own copies.

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Paperback Paradise Indeed

I don’t know who is the brilliant photoshop artist behind the Paperback Paradise project, but I love the semi-NSFW manipulations of old YA and kid’s paperback novels. Here’s a sample:    

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What Color Is Your Penguin

This Spring, Penguin will begin reissuing titles from its Classics series with cover designs in a bold, new color palette. The minimalist format will differentiate books by the original language of publication: orange for English, red for Russian, green for … Continue reading

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A Book Is A Ticket To Ride

In an effort to encourage more people to read, Brazilian publisher L & PM Pocket gave away a collection of paperback books that doubled as subway tickets for the São Paolo transit system. The ten different titles, ranging from Sherlock … Continue reading

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