It is not often that I write about the cover of a book, complete with a handful of photographs, but this is exactly what I intend to do now. Stepping back to look at the larger picture, it is just as rarely that we pause to appreciate the typesetting, designing, formatting and binding of paper books.
I think most of us readers should do this more often than jumping straight into the I recently ordered Albert Camus’ The Myth of Sisyphus on Amazon and unwrapped my package to behold one of the most beautifully laid books I have had the fortune of coming across in recent times. But I digress; I now intend to — most literally — judge the cover of a book. ❖ Continue reading