Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
'The Bell Jar' Cover Inspires Online Parodies
When the UK publisher Faber released the cover art for a 50th anniversary edition of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, online critics attacked the controversial cover image. What do you think? Below, we've collected parody book covers inspired by the updated cover, including A Hunger Games-themed cover
Here is the new cover for the classic book...
Debate raging about new @FaberBooks cover for 'The Bell Jar'. Too chick-lit? What do you think? http://pic.twitter.com/Xl29DF9L