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  • Published: 19 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143110132
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $52.99

Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover


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For lovers of classic literature, book design, and all things Penguin, Classic Penguin has you covered.

Since the launch of Penguin Classics in 1946, innovative cover design has been one of its defining aspects. Today, Penguin Classics remains at the leading edge of the book-design world. In this curated tour featuring illuminating commentary by artists and writers, Penguin creative director Paul Buckley showcases more than a decade of stunning cover designs and the stories behind them. For lovers of classic literature, book design, and all things Penguin, Classic Penguin has you covered.

  • Pub date: 19 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143110132
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $52.99

About the Authors

Audrey Niffenegger

Audrey Niffenegger is a visual artist and writer who lives mostly in Chicago and occasionally in London. She has published six books, including the novels The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry. She helped to found the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Her art has been exhibited by Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1986. She is a Professor in the Fiction Department of Columbia College. Her recent projects include a ballet, Raven Girl, in collaboration with Wayne McGregor for the Royal Opera House Ballet.


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