I was sure that 2018 would be different from 2017, and yet here we are… Happy New Year!
by Plutarch; translation by Pamela Mensch; design by The Age of Caesar Catherine Casalino (W.W. Norton / January 2018)
by Lidia Yuknavitch; design by Rafi Romaya; illustration by The Book of Joan Florian Schommer (Canongate / January 2018)
by Alan Parks; design by Chris Gale (Canongate / December 2017) Bloody January
(I’m including this partly because I spend a lot of my professional life trying to explain the difference between the cover needs of Canada/US and the UK. This is a rare genre cover that — it seems to me at least — does a decent job for both sides of the Atlantic)
by Erica Garza; design by Getting Off Zoe Norvell (Simon & Schuster / January 2018)
by Andrew Elfenbein; design by The Gist of Reading Anne Jordan and Mitch Goldstein (Stanford University Press / January 2018)
by Sam Graham-Felsen; design by Green June Park (Random House / January 2018)
by Robin MacArthur; design by Heart Spring Mountain Sara Wood (Ecco / January 2018)
by Muhammad Khan; design by Rachel Vale (Pan Macmillan / January 2018) I Am Thunder
by Chloe Benjamin; design and illustration by The Immortalists Sandra Chiu (G.P. Putnam’s Sons / January 2018)
This cover seems
rather on trend to me. It is very nicely done all the same.
(Something about the shape and colour of the leaves on black background also reminds me of the illustrations in Jon Klassen’s picture book
). This Is Not My Hat
by Colin Winnette; design by The Job of the Wasp Michael Salu (Soft Skull Press / January 2018)
by Owen Hatherley; design by The Ministry of Nostalgia Keith Dodds (Verso / January 2017)
OK. So I’m a
year late on this cover. But I saw it recently on Twitter. The cover of the hardcover edition of The Ministry of Nostalgia designed by Andy Pressman was included in my January 2016 post and my annual round-up of notable covers that year.
Interestingly, the new cover for
The Ministry of Nostalgia reminds me of Matthew Young‘s refresh of Pelican Books.
by Timothy Morton (Pelican / January 2018) is a recent example: Being Ecological
by Rachel Joyce; design by The Music Shop Kimberly Glyder (Random House / January 2018)
by Hermione Hoby; design by Neon in Daylight Strick&Williams; photography by Marc Yankus (Catapult / January 2018)
by Lianne Oelke; art and lettering by Colin Mercer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / January 2018) Nice Try, Jane Sinner
by Emma Glass; design by Peach David Mann (Bloomsbury / January 2018)
David’s cover was adapted for the
US edition by Patti Ratchford:
by Chris Mullin; design by A Very British Coup Dan Mogford (Serpent’s Tail / 2018)
by A. J. Finn; design by Elsie Lyons (William Morrow / January 2018) The Woman in the Window Similar Posts:
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