We all know the old adage, but in these heady days of print vs e-media, one of the great pleasures of reading print is appreciating the artistry that goes into book design. There are many publishers, authors, editors, and designers who celebrate the many considerations that go into the presentation of a print book. Look anywhere on the internet and you'll find designers who have made remakes of Penguin Classics books, movies, and more.
Here are a few great, recent book covers. Feel free to leave a comment if you've read the book and enjoyed it, or leave a comment about your own favorite book cover.
Not to be outdone, here are some wonderfully new children's books with great illustations or covers.