Vintage Cover Art Suggests Future Laden With Guns, Space Suits For Dogs

Behold, the first-edition cover art for Fredric Brown's 1951 Space on My Hands. The classic science-fiction short-story collection contains "Knock," which begins with two of the most evocative sentences ever: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door ..." » 3/29/15 10:42am 3/29/15 10:42am

Here's How Designers Reimagined the Cover Art For 50 Classic Novels

Classic novels tend to have equally classic cover art. For example, when you think of The Great Gatsby, your mind likely goes to a pair of half-closed eyes floating over a glittering, cobalt city. But what if designers were given a chance to rethink these covers entirely? That's the concept behind Recovering The… » 7/30/13 4:00pm 7/30/13 4:00pm

7 Fan-Designed Covers for The Great Gatsby That Rival the Original

F. Scott Fitzgerald was still writing The Great Gatsby when he saw artist Francis Cugat's original cover treatment. He apparently loved it so much he told his publisher not to show it to anyone else because he wrote it into the book. You know the one? The obscured face on a cobalt background overlooking a glittering… » 5/07/13 12:00pm 5/07/13 12:00pm