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The Clothing of Books
by Jhumpa Lahiri


Overview - How do you clothe a book?
In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, "the covers become a part of me."
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Overview
How do you clothe a book?
In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, "the covers become a part of me."

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780525432753
  • ISBN-10: 0525432752
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: November 2016
  • Page Count: 80
  • Dimensions: 6.2 x 4.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds


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