If you can't judge a book by its cover, some books at least have covers so perfect that they make you sorely regret it. Today, we want to know your pick for the greatest book cover of all time.
A few pieces of wire and a couple props turn these old paperbacks into whimsical sculptures, giving them the opportunity to play characters from their own stories. The Hobbit grabs the One Ring; 1984 is spying on us; and the works of Sigmund Freud are ready to analyze your dreams.
Sometimes the greatest artworks are hidden in plain sight. Case in point: the University of Iowa recently discovered a four-volume set of scientific books from 1837 contains hidden paintings on the edges of the pages, which only show up when you fan them part-way open. These "Fore-Edge Paintings" are everywhere, and…
Jodi Harvey-Brown has a somewhat different take on the notion of pop-up books. She uses novels, biographies, and books of short stories as both the inspiration and materials for her open book paper sculptures, reworking the pages to illustrate characters, ships, and scenes from the tales. The end results are lovely,…
This book cover draws your eye, with its curving dark lines and its stark red-black-and-off-white color scheme. To illustrate the cover of Catherynne M. Valente's retelling of the legend of Koschei the Deathless, Beth White used actual black paper cut-outs.
For those of us who can't wait for the HBO series to start seeing every little detail of George R.R. Martin's Westeros, artist Xavier Garcia has started creating A Song Of Ice And Fire concept art. Here's his Jon Snow.