DIY Book Covers for the Self Publishing-Inclined

Column by George Cotronis May 28, 2015
You wrote a book and you've decided to self-publish. You need a book cover. I'll teach you how to make one even if your artistic ability leaves something to be desired.

Always Judge a Book by its Cover: Meet the Artists Dominating Small Press (Part 2)

Column by Max Booth III
Whoever told you not to judge a book by its cover must have been trying to sell you one ugly-ass book.

Always Judge a Book by its Cover: Meet the Artists Dominating Small Press (Part 1)

Column by Max Booth III February 20, 2015
Whoever told you not to judge a book by its cover must have been trying to sell you one ugly-ass book.

5 Classic Authors Who Hated Their Book Covers (and One Who Got His Ass Kicked as a Result)

Column by Robert Bieselin July 7, 2014
Some classic authors who ridiculed designers, drew up legal clauses in the wake of bad covers, and, yes, even called publishers “fucking pigs.”

What Type Can Do (And How It Can Maybe – But Probably Won’t – Save the Global Economy)

Column by Robert Bieselin June 17, 2014
The Importance of Typography and the Fall of Capitalism (or, "everything I need to know, I learned by dressing like Billi Gordon in “Coming to America” and eating a deep-dish pizza in a hammock.")

A Vague, Illustrated History of Modern Book Design in 19 Covers (and 7-10 Taco References)

Column by Robert Bieselin May 14, 2014
The history of book cover design — now with fencing, fighting, torture, revenge and plenty of delicious tacos!

How to Judge Books (Real or Imaginary) by Their Covers

Column by Robert Bieselin
Everyone knows you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover. What this column presupposes is, maybe you should?
Tarantino Films as Classic Paperbacks

Tarantino Films as Classic Paperbacks

News by Christopher Shultz March 26, 2013
Ever wonder what popular movies by a provocative filmmaker would look like if displayed on the dime rack in a pharmacy? One artist imagined just such a thing, and the results are stunning.