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Recent Covers of Note February 2014 Edition

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It’s almost March and I’ve just realised that I haven’t posted very many book covers this year. To make up for this lapse, here are ten of my favourite covers from the last few months:

all-our-names
All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu; design by Isabel Urbina Peña

book-of-heaven
The Book of Heaven by Patricia Storace; design by Linda Huang

corpse-exhibition
The Corpse Exhibition by Hassan Blasim; design by Jason Ramirez

the-erl-king
The Erl King by Michel Tournier; design by Leo Nickolls

my-life-middlemarch
My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead; design by Elena Giavaldi

the-news
The News: A User’s Manual by Alain de Botton; design by Matt Dorfman

such-a-full-sea
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee; design by Helen Yentus, lettering Jason Booher

half-world
Half World by Scott O’Connor; design by Christopher Lin

silence-once-begun
Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball; design by Peter Mendelsund

visionist
The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart; design by Keith Hayes

If you’d like to see more book covers, you can follow my Pinterest board or check out the ‘Book Design’ category at The Accidental Optimist.

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3 Comments

  1. Love all these! But The Erl King is mah favorite :-)

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