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Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Book covers are a unique art, carefully designed. They need to be advertisements for the book as well as art to display on the coffee or bedside table.

They need to summarize the story without being too dull or predictable, yet without giving too much away.

They are an art in themselves, so when an expert panel convened by the website Design Observer named its 50 covers of last year recently, we could only applaud their choices.

Take a look and vote for your favorite.

-- Andrew
Editor, HuffPost Books

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Lev Raphael: First, Stop All the Literary Agents
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Bonnie Fuller: Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Hurt His Family Again By Writing a Tell-All Autobiography
Arnold Schwarzenegger -- how could you put your ego ahead of the well-being of your kids and estranged wife, by revealing more secrets about your cheating!

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