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A Life in Paperbacks

H. Lawrence Hoffman was a luminary in the mass market paperback cover genre. Here, Steven Heller talks with Hoffman's daughter about her father's work.

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Paul Bacon, Bestseller

Paul Bacon, master of the "Big Book Look" in cover design, died Monday. Find out who Bacon was, and the massive impact he had on the field of book covers.

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5 of the Best Book Covers of 2014

The greatest book covers not only convey a sense of the words within, but they also stand alone as portable works of art. Here are 5 of our 2014 favorites.

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Best Book Covers: Penguin Drop Caps

Jessica Hische's collaboration with Penguin is a lovely nod to the printed word—and an unusual and intriguing twist to a personal project that got its start online.

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Early Chwast

It is always fun to look at the early work of great artists and designers. Here is Seymour Chwast from 1961 when he worked in linocut.