Book covers around the world: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post is about the book covers of 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. As it is one of my favourite books and it also achieved a high level of popularity all around the globe, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated in different parts of … Continue reading Book covers around the world: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

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Book covers around the world: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! In this post we are talking about the book covers of "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood. As I greatly enjoyed reading this book and it has received a lot of media attention lately, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated around the world. It … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Book covers around the world: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! In this post we talk about the book covers of The Book of Mirrors by E.O.Chirovici, an international bestseller published in 38 countries (Twitter/EugenOChirovici). As I greatly enjoyed reading this book, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated around the world and I made a … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

Book covers around the world: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! Quite recently I read My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, and in that blog post I was mentioning how unattractive I found the book covers of the series. So I was curious to see whether other editions are better-looking ... and fortunately the answer is "yes!". … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

Book covers around the world: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

What do you get when you combine enthusiasm for book covers with desire to travel? You guessed: book covers around the world! Few weeks ago I read "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck and I also wrote a book review for Steinebeck's novella. Being a very well-known book, the book has been translated in many languages ... each translation having … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Pearl by John Steinbeck

Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you

Whether we like it or not, we do judge books by their covers. But how would you feel if you were judged by a book? Well, someone thought about the same question and actually implemented a system to help find the answer. The Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker beautifully combined technology and books, creating a book … Continue reading Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you