Books·Updated on Sep 2, 2020. Posted on Dec 7, 201632 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2016Do judge these books by their covers.by Jarry LeeBuzzFeed Deputy Books EditorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink BuzzFeed News 1. The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride Hogarth Design by Oliver Munday. 2. How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball Pantheon Design by Kelly Blair. 3. All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders Tor Design by Will Staehle. 4. The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray Farrar, Straus and Giroux Design by Janet Hansen. 5. A Pillow Book by Suzanne Buffam Canarium Books Design by Alysia Shewchuk. 6. Version Control by Dexter Palmer Pantheon Design by Janet Hansen. 7. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Doubleday Design by Oliver Munday. 8. A Burglar's Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh FSG Originals Design by Nayon Cho. 9. Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Design by Charlotte Strick and Claire Williams. 10. Good on Paper by Rachel Cantor Melville House Design by Adly Elewa. 11. The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Viking Design by Matt Vee. 12. The Guineveres by Sarah Domet Flatiron Books Design by Lauren Harms. 13. Swing Time by Zadie Smith Penguin Press Design by Gray318. 14. Boy Erased by Garrard Conley Riverhead Books Design by Rachel Willey. 15. Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler Knopf Design by Oliver Munday. 16. Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett Riverhead Books Design by Alex Merto. Art by Margriet Smulders. 17. The Children's Home by Charles Lambert Scribner Design by Jaya Miceli. Art by Valerie Hegarty. 18. The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund Knopf Design by Peter Mendelsund and Oliver Munday. 19. War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans Pantheon Design by Oliver Munday. 20. Perfect Days by Raphael Montes Penguin Press Design by Keith Hayes. 21. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett Harper Design by Robin Bilardello. 22. Time Travel by James Gleick Pantheon Design by Peter Mendelsund. 23. Sex Object by Jessica Valenti Dey Street Books Design by Lynn Buckley. 24. Moonglow by Michael Chabon Harper Design by Adalis Martinez. 25. Hurt People by Cote Smith FSG Originals Design by Donna Cheng. 26. My Father the Pornographer by Chris Offutt Atria Design by Jamie Keenan. 27. Liar by Rob Roberge Crown Design by Jake Nicolella. 28. Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin Knopf Design by Janet Hansen. 29. Cabo de Gata by Eugen Ruge Graywolf Press Design by Kyle G. Hunter. 30. The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie Penguin Press Design by Oliver Munday. 31. Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman Little, Brown and Company Design by Jack Smyth. 32. The Mothers by Brit Bennett Riverhead Books Design by Rachel Willey. Here’s to more beautiful book covers in 2017! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016 buzzfeed.com The 19 Best Literary Debuts Of 2016 buzzfeed.com The 11 Best Poetry Books Of 2016 buzzfeed.com The 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016 buzzfeed.com 19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016 buzzfeed.com The Best Books Of 2016, According To Goodreads Users buzzfeed.com For more Best of 2016 content, click here!