Guest Post: Michael Aronovitz on the Surprises in Book Covers

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I love a good book cover, because the artwork itself tells a story. Lately, I found a few covers that made me want to buy the given title right away, not even a question. The Horror by Randy Shaffer presents well with a cover containing elements of simplicity, subtlety, and composition considering the placement and [….]

A Truly Permanent Book Mark

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We’ve all seen literary tattoos; a few of us may even have thought of getting one.  A discreet one.  In a heavily covered place…. right? But how about getting inked as part of a literary design contest?  Well, that’s, um, a novel idea! Revolver is a literary arts organization based in Lowertown, St. Paul, Minnesota.  [….]