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  1.  (60.81)
    As much as the actual cover design, the proportions of this book--narrower and taller than your average paperback edition--drew my eye at the store.

    The book doesn't suck, by the way.

    Matt Ruff's 'Bad Monkeys'
  2.  (60.82)
    Erik Larson's books tend to have lovely designs, reflective of the content:



    • CommentAuthorKyven
    • CommentTimeDec 9th 2007

    Wind up

    Absolute Sandman

    • CommentAuthorNecros
    • CommentTimeDec 14th 2007
    Full Cover

    One of my favorite bookcover designs is the original City of Saints and Madmen cover.
    While you can't read it in this tiny image, the entire cover is an actual short story, and the art is just incredible.
    • CommentTimeDec 14th 2007
    I always adored the space drawings you used to get on the Panther paperbacks in the 70's. Particularly Asimov stuff as that was what I dredged through second-hand stores to find. For example

    Panther paperback front cover

    I aslo really like the new edition covers for Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle, Cryptonomicon and Cobweb. Just can't wait for them to recover Snowcrash.

    Cobweb coverCryptonomicon coverSystem cover

    Similarly those covers for the Sci-fi masterworks series are great - and also meant also collectors out there had to make sure they bought them all.
    • CommentTimeDec 15th 2007
    pashazade - jon courtenay grimwood

    Lint - Steve Aylett
  3.  (60.87)

    • CommentTimeDec 24th 2007
    Coming to a bookstore near you in May 2008-- from DMT: The Spirit Molecule author Dr. Strassman and friends. Cover art by Anderson Debernardi

    Inner Paths to Outer Space

    What the hell, the Spirit Molecule cover was pretty mindblowing as well-- artwork by Alex Grey

    DMT: The Spirit Molecule