We know that you should never judge a book by its cover, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate a beautiful package. And let’s be honest…sometimes well-designed and attractive cover art is what draws us to a book in the first place. So we’d like to take a moment to celebrate some of our favorite book cover designs from 2013. Enjoy!
As we round the corner of Typographical Era’s first anniversary, we’ve decided to continue our Best Read in the year tradition, and what a year it has been! Between translations, short stories, novels, memoirs, and essays, readers of all genres will surely find Typographical Era’s Best Read in 2013 list to be a great place to start for reading endeavors in 2014. At least we hope so. Here’s to a great year in reading and to another great year for Typographical Era. Cheers!
Oh where do we begin? The rubble or our sins?
Bregalnica, Yugoslavia in the Autumn of 1953. Bussed to a government owned field and forced to harvest crops for the good of their country, three sixteen-year-old classmates stumble upon a cache of ancient Roman coins buried deep in the fertile soil. Their disagreement about what do with this incredible find sets in motion a chain of events that will forever change each of their lives, tearing their friendship apart at the seams and stitching it back together in a strange, foreign configuration that reveals hidden truths about themselves and each other.
Tired of listening to people bitch about how they can’t possibly like a novel if at least one of the characters isn’t somewhat relatable to them? Yeah, me too. Here are five books that you’re sure to love in spite of the questionable nature of each of their protagonists.
Welcome to Verisimilitudes, our regular round-up of the past week’s activity. It’s your one-stop source for all of the bits and bleeps we’ve been posting here and on social platforms.