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Monday, August 4, 2008 10:11 am
Judging Books by an Extremely Narrow Portion of Their Covers
Posted by: Keir Graff

Over at Under the Covers, Lisa Chellman takes a look at a rarely discussed aspect of book design: the spine. She makes an excellent point that publishers would do well to heed:

In libraries and bookstores, where face-out shelving is at a premium, readers’ first impression of a book isn’t the cover. It’s the spine.

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