32 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2014

Do judge these books by their covers.

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1. All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

Pantheon

Design by Joan Wong.

2. Infidelities by Kirsty Gunn

Faber & Faber

Design by Darren Wall.

3. Nobody Is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey

FSG Originals

Design by Charlotte Strick, illustration by Patrick Leger.

4. The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

Canongate

Art direction and design by Rafi Romaya, illustration by Yehrin Tong.

5. Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus

Knopf

Design by Peter Mendelsund.

6. Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball

Pantheon

Design by Peter Mendelsund.

7. Us by David Nicholls

Harper

Design direction by Jarrod Taylor.

8. The Book of Heaven by Patricia Storace

Pantheon

Design by Linda Huang.

9. Love Me Back by Merritt Tierce

Doubleday

Design by Emily Mahon.

10. Kansas City Lightning by Stanley Crouch

HarperCollins

Design by Milan Bozic.

11. Your Face in Mine by Jess Row

Riverhead

Design by Oliver Munday.

12. In Case of Emergency by Courtney Moreno

McSweeney’s

Design by Sunra Thompson.

13. California by Edan Lepucki

Little, Brown and Company

Design by Julianna Lee.

14. The Arsonist by Sue Miller

Knopf

Design by Gabriele Wilson.

15. A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride

Coffee House Press

Design by W. H. Chong.

16. Euphoria by Lily King

Atlantic Monthly Press

Design by Chin Yee Lai.

17. Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Timothy Goodman.

18. You by Caroline Kepnes

Atria/Emily Bestler Books

Design by Natalie Sousa.

19. Amnesia by Peter Carey

Faber & Faber

Design by Alex Kirby.

20. The Iceland by Sakutaro Hagiwara

New Directions

Design by Paul Sahre.

21. The Vacationers by Emma Straub

Riverhead

Design by Janet Hansen.

22. A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall by Will Chancellor

Harper

Design by Richard Ljoenes.

23. The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

Mulholland Books

Design by Keith Hayes.

24. The Martian by Andy Weir

Crown

Design by Eric White.

25. The Secret World of Oil by Ken Silverstein

Verso Books

Design by Matt Dorfman.

26. Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer

Melville House

Design by Christopher Brian King.

27. The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Gabriele Wilson.

28. Half Bad by Sally Green

Viking Juvenile

Design by Tim Green (Faceout Studio).

29. My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead

Crown

Design by Elena Giavaldi.

30. Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

Riverhead

Design by Helen Yentus.

31. The Big Green Tent by Ludmila Ulitskaya

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Devin Washburn.

32. Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Charlotte Strick, illustration by Eric Nyquist.

Honorable mentions: Annihilation and Authority.

Here’s to more beautiful book covers in 2015!

Warner Bros.

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