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Designing Oksa Pollock

With the Oksa Pollock series a European sensation, designer Tom Sanderson reveals how he went about creating a look for the UK covers which captured the excitement of the stories. Read more
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Violet and the Pearl of the Orient

Designer Jane Buckley shares the evolution of her jacket for Harriet Whitehorn’s quirky detective début, Violet and the Pearl of the OrientWarning: contains scenes of cat obsession and spaghetti-eating!                                          Read more
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Designing Astonish Me

Designer Stuart Bache shares the evolution of his jacket for Maggie Shipstead's forthcoming novel, Astonish Me - Warning: contains scenes of ribbon obsession and changes of heart. Read more

The Rosie (cover) Project

We're excited to be revealing the cover to Graeme Simsion's bestselling comedy romance The Rosie Project's much anticipated sequel tomorrow - but today we're taking a look at how the original's iconic cover was developed, and the different designs used for the book all around the world... Read more
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The road to design

Book jacket designer Nico Taylor describes the evolution of the striking die-cut jacket for Robert Lautner's gritty western adventure The Road to Reckoning... Read more
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Bringing Wodehouse to a new generation

Alongside the publication this week of a brand new Jeeves and Wooster novel, Jeeves And The Wedding Bells, written as an homage to P.G. Wodehouse by Sebastian Faulks, the entire back-list has been given a new look. Jacket designer Natascha Nel tells us how she approached the job, and shares some of her favourites... Read more
The Old Ways

Book of the Month – June

The Old Ways was shortlisted last year for the inaugural Waterstones Book of the Year and now Robert Macfarlane tells us why in the case of the new paperback edition, which is our Book of the Month for June, he'd be happy for you to judge this book by its cover...

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