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November 9, 2012

Who Has the Better Book Covers: U.S. or U.K.?

Filed under: Publishers — Tags: , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 6:55 am

By Gabe Habash

During a stop at Dublin’s Hodges Figgis, I was struck by two things as an American reader. One: most U.K. paperbacks have cheap binding. Two: the covers of most books on the other side of the Atlantic differ drastically from what we see in the States. With the exception of Penguin Classics and a few other publishers that are in both markets, a trip through a U.K. bookstore is an altogether different experience.

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