Monday, September 15, 2008

Caustic Cover Critic

Described as "one man's endless ranting about book design" Caustic Cover Critic, is a blog that is is worth returning to again and again for the excellent visual essays on cover art. It was the four-part "round-up" on Penguin designer Romek Marber that first caught my attention, but there are also features on P G Wodehouse, "Femme Fatales", John Wyndham, and many other writers, publishers and artists... old and new. The pared-down, minimalist commentary that lets the cover art speak for itself is also welcome.