We’re always warned not to judge a book by its cover.
However in recent years savvy publishers have turned this on it’s head with eye catching revamps for old classics. 200 more words
This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well designed book is like a piece of art. 183 more words
Against the Day – Thomas Pynchon
A sprawling read, Against the Day is a romp through styles, politics and countries, not all of them real. It’s a little loose, more than a little all over the place but it also ranks right up there with his best, both for its insights into late-stage capitalism and for sheer enjoyability. 760 more words