10 Brilliant Book Ads

You kids don’t read anymore! Why read a “book” when there’s Wikipedia, amirite?

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2011.
Excellent campaign for Mint Vinetu, a bookstore in Vilnius. Ad agency: Love Agency.

2.

2011.
Outdoor poster for Whitcoulls, a large online bookseller in New Zealand. Guess what? Every word from A Clockwork Orange is printed on the ad. Nice headline too. Ad agency: DraftFCB, Auckland.

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2007.
Two ads from a campaign for L’Echange in Montreal Ad agency: BCP, Montreal.

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2009.
Ad for Israel’s largest bookstore chain, Tzomet Sfarim. Go ahead! Post it to Facebook! Ad agency: Brickman, Ramat Gan.

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2009.
I love this. The Johnson County Library in Kansas City launched this fleet of book courier trucks panelled with faux business adverts referencing classic literature. “Kafka’s Pest Kontrol” is my favorite. Designs by Barkley Advertising Agency.

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2010.
OK, maybe this campaign for Cape Town bookstore Biblioteq isn’t quite brilliant, but it is attention grabbing. And a great book will blow your mind. Ad agency: FoxP2.

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If you’re still not inspired to read, at least recycle!

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