They say ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover.’ But, hey! these covers are pretty awesome and I’m one of those people who buy books on daily basis by picking up a random book from a random shop with a good cover. :p
Walking through the store the other day, a stack of books piled high in one arm and ready for reshelving, a bookseller’s eye was drawn to the cover of a book that was faced out on a shelf. She set down her stack and pulled the book off the shelf and investigated.
It’s a story told often, the draw of a striking cover discovered on a bookstore shelf. It happens to booksellers as often as it does anyone else. In that spirit, we’ll be highlighting some of the books that adorn our shelves with a striking allure every Friday over on our instagram feed. Here are a few covers that grabbed our attention this week.
Jacket design by Janet Hansen
An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to…
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