Half Bad

half-bad-black It feels like this cover belongs to a breakout book so it comes as no surprise that it’s exactly what it is turning into. Its strength is its simplicity – it has the same boldness of purpose as the covers of Twilight or Gone Girl. It takes ...


The Nigella...

nigella-detailThis is a really smart piece of rebranding that instantly bestows contemporary classic status on what was a rather disparate range of books. It positions Nigella Lawson alongside high-end chefs such as Nigel Slater for the "amateur expert" foodie market – home cooks for ...


Ketchup Clouds/My...

kc-packshotThis book choice was not made by me. My ten-year-old daughter came rushing up, delighted, to show me these beautiful sprayed edges (a feature on both Annabel Pitcher's exquisitely designed paperbacks). Most importantly, she was very clear about the message the book was ...

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      Mmm, I’m not sure how well this will work in the bookshops, face-out anyway. The...
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