Friday, October 13, 2006
50 Books has a wonderful post on old book covers and a link to a photoset on flickr with some amazing cover art from old Penguin novels. I have to admit I was blown away by the bold, striking, slightly psychedelic cover art - it was a feast for the eyes.
Do you find that contemporary books are doing a good job with the cover art? Also, I would also like to know, is cover art important to you, after all they do tell us never to judge a book by its cover, and finally, would you be willing to send me the link to your favorite book cover and tell me why you like it so much?
Some sites on the web dedicated to book covers: