Posts Categorized: Book Covers

Letters of Note

Stuck for the perfect Christmas present to give? Check out Shaun Usher‘s  ‘Letters of Note’, a wonderful book of noteworthy letters through the ages, which have been previously published on his blog of the same name, ‘Letters of Note‘. Both  book and blog are a joy to peruse. Listen to a recent NPR Radio segment on the…

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The Art of Cover Design

“One of the most exciting aspects of any book’s publication is the design of its cover. Though many voices participate in this creative process, it’s the designer’s expertise that is most critical in making a compelling, eye-catching, and meaningful visual representation of the author’s work to entice readers. In this video, we interviewed a few…

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Sybille Bedford

I’m just back from a week in Mexico, having had the pleasure of Sybille Bedford‘s 1953 classic  book, ‘A Visit To Don Otavio, A Traveller’s Tale From Mexico’ to accompany me (my enjoyment of the book being added to by Jane Poulton‘s beautiful cover illustration). Bedford was known as a writer’s writer, telling and retelling…

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