The Clothing of Books

The Clothing of Books

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How do you clothe a book?
In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, “the covers become a part of me.”

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, 2016
ISBN: 9780525432753
Branch Call Number: 002 L139c
Characteristics: 74 pages ; 16 cm


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