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26 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2017

Do judge these books by their covers.

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1. Hollow by Owen Egerton

Soft Skull Press

Design by Matt Dorfman.

2. The Answers by Catherine Lacey

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Abby Kagan.

3. The Name of the Game is a Kidnapping by Keigo Higashino


Design by Janet Hansen.

4. The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh Weil

Grove Press

Design by Nick Misani.

5. The Idiot by Elif Batuman

Penguin Press

Design by Oliver Munday.

6. Lotus by Lijia Zhang

Henry Holt and Co.

Design by Adly Elewa.

7. All We Saw: Poems by Anne Michaels


Design by Janet Hansen.

8. A Selfie as Big as the Ritz by Lara Williams

Flatiron Books

Design by Janet Hansen.

9. One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul


Design by C.S. Richardson.

Note: Scaachi Koul is currently an employee of BuzzFeed.

10. Sunshine State by Sarah Gerard

Harper Perennial

Design by Leydiana Rodriguez.

11. We Will Not Be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel's Critics by William I. Robinson and Maryam S. Griffin

AK Press

Design by James Paul Jones.

12. Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly

W. W. Norton & Company

Design by Alex Merto.

13. Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology by Ellen Ullman


Design by Abby Kagan.

14. Startup by Doree Shafrir

Little, Brown and Company

Design by Lauren Harms.

Note: Doree Shafrir is currently an employee of BuzzFeed.

15. Nicotine by Gregor Hens

Other Press

Design by John Gall.

16. Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos


Design by Patti Ratchford.

17. To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Oliver Munday.

18. Eat Only When You're Hungry by Lindsay Hunter

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Design by Abby Kagan.

19. The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller


Illustration by Matt Blease.

20. Insomniac Dreams: Experiments with Time by Vladimir Nabokov

Princeton University Press

Design by Chris Ferrante.

21. Chemistry by Weike Wang


Design by Janet Hansen.

22. The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook by Michael Brooks

Scribe Publications

Design by Allison Colpoys.

23. Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Henry Holt and Co.

Design by Karen Horton.

24. Two-Dimensional Man by Paul Sahre

Harry N. Abrams

Design by Paul Sahre.

25. Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Design by Albert Tang.

26. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie

Little, Brown and Company

Here’s to more beautiful book covers in 2018!

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