Typographical Era’s Best Book Covers of 2013


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!

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Best Read in 2013: A Top 20 Year-End List

Best Read In 2013

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!

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The Widow Tree by Nicole Lundrigan

The Widow Tree

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.

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