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Will book covers go the way of album art?

With the advent of ebooks and electronic readers, publishers are thinking about how to spruce up book covers. And they may try to avoid the mistakes of the music industry that put such weight on album covers.

Jim Stoddart, a art director at Penguin and Adrian Shaughnessy, a graphic designer responsible for many album covers, discuss the future of the illustrated book cover.


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