Judge a Book by Its Cover


E-books have sort of shadowed the art of the book cover.

Yet at The New York Times, graphic designers were asked to cast their votes on the best-looking book jackets of the year. Even if you are an e-reader convert, these beautiful and unusual covers are still worth gazing over.

Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16. More from this author →