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Bosnia's Million Bones
Bosnia's Million Bones
Christian Jennings
Palgrave Macmillan

Designer: Ian Koviak/Alan Hebel
Art Director: David Rotstein
Design Firm: theBookDesigners

Submitted into 50 Covers


Boy in the Twilight: Stories of the Hidden China
Boy in the Twilight: Stories of the Hidden China
Yu Hua
Pantheon Books

Designer: Linda Huang
Art Director: Peter Mendelsund
Design Firm: Pantheon Books

Submitted into 50 Covers


Silence Once Begun
Silence Once Begun
Jesse Ball
Pantheon Books

Designer: Maggie Hinders
Art Director: Peter A. Andersen

Submitted into 50 Books


The Book of Heaven
The Book of Heaven
Patricia Storace
Pantheon Books

Designer: Linda Huang
Art Director: Peter Mendelsund
Design Firm: Pantheon Books

Submitted into 50 Covers


Paper Cut Annual 2013
Paper Cut Annual 2013
Maggie Craig
Paper Cut Press

Designer: Cora Foxx
Art Director: Cora Foxx
Other Credits: Editorial work by Sarah Lerner and M. Craig

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


NO CAMERAS: The Clermont Lounge
NO CAMERAS: The Clermont Lounge
Dana Seith
PC Press

Designer: Ryan Warner Wood
Art Director: Ryan Warner Wood
Other Credits: Photographer: Artem Nazarov

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Guided Sketchbook That Teaches You How To DRAW!
The Guided Sketchbook That Teaches You How To DRAW!
Robin Landa
Peachpit Press

Designer: Cover design: Denise Anderson and Laura Menza
Art Director: Denise Anderson
Design Firm: DesignDMA, LLC
Other Credits: Cover illustration: Mitzie Testani and Robin Landa

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Pharmapoetica: a dispensary of poetry
Pharmapoetica: a dispensary of poetry
Chris McCabe and Maria Vlotides
Pedestrian Publishing

Designer: Nina Vlotides
Art Director: Nina Vlotides
Design Firm: Pedestrian Publishing (In House Design)

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Paris to the Pyrenees
Paris to the Pyrenees
David Downie
Pegasus Books

Designer: Charles Brock
Art Director: Michael Fusco
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Translator
The Translator
Nina Schuyler
Pegasus Books LLC

Designer: Charles Brock
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Map of Tulsa
A Map of Tulsa
Benjamin Lytal
Penguin

Designer: Jason Ramirez
Art Director: Paul Buckley, Roseanne Serra

Submitted into 50 Covers


Fear of Flying
Fear of Flying
Erica Jong
Penguin

Designer: Paul Buckley
Art Director: Paul Buckley
Other Credits: Illustrator: Noma Bar

Submitted into 50 Covers


Ordinary Geniuses
Ordinary Geniuses
Gino Segre
Penguin

Designer: Nick Misani
Art Director: Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


Outlaws
Outlaws
Tony Thompson
Penguin

Designer: Kristen Haff
Art Director: Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


Penguin Drop Caps Series
Penguin Drop Caps Series
Herman Melville; E. Nesbit; John O'Hara
Penguin

Designer: Jessica Hische and Paul Buckley
Art Director: Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


Penguin Horror Series
Penguin Horror Series
S.T. Joshi; Mary Shelley; Shirley Jackson; Edgar Allan Poe; H.P. Lovecraft; Ray Russell
Penguin

Designer: Paul Buckley
Art Director: Paul Buckley
Other Credits: Illustrator: Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


Ten White Geese
Ten White Geese
Gerbrand Bakker
Penguin

Designer: Alison Forner
Art Director: Roseanne Serra/Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Narrow Circle
The Narrow Circle
Nathan Hoks
Penguin

Designer: Alison Forner
Art Director: Paul Buckley
Other Credits: Cover art: Kate MacDowell photographed by Dan Kvitka

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Orphanmaster
The Orphanmaster
Jean Zimmerman
Penguin

Designer: Alison Forner
Art Director: Roseanne Serra/Paul Buckley

Submitted into 50 Covers


Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell
Penguin Books

Designer: David Pearson
Art Director: Jim Stoddart
Design Firm: Type as Image

Submitted into 50 Covers


Night Film
Night Film
Marisha
Pessl

Designer: John Gall
Art Director: Paolo Pepe
Design Firm: John Gall Design
Other Credits: Jacket photograph: © Rekha Garton

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Glory of Byzantium and Early Christendom
The Glory of Byzantium and Early Christendom
Antony Eastmond
Phaidon

Designer: Pablo Martín, Rafa Roses
Art Director: Pablo Martín
Design Firm: Design by Atlas

Submitted into 50 Covers


The World We Made
The World We Made
Jonathon Porritt
Phaidon

Designer: Astrid Stavro, Maggy Villarroel
Art Director: Astrid Stavro
Design Firm: Design by Atlas
Other Credits: Editor: Ellen Christie Infographics: Catalogtree Illustrations & handwriting: James Graham Futuristic photomontages: Charlotte Tyson The profits of the book are for the Forum for the Future (http://www.forumforthefuture.org/)

Submitted into 50 Books


D.O.M. Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients
D.O.M. Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients
Alex Atala
Phaidon Press Limited

Designer: Lizá Ramalho and Artur Rebelo, assisted by Pedro Ponciano
Art Director: Lizá Ramalho and Artur Rebelo
Design Firm: R2

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Havisham
Havisham
Ronald Frame
Picador

Designer: Henry Sene Yee
Art Director: Henry Sene Yee
Design Firm: Picador
Other Credits: Cover Portraits by Alan Dingman

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Affairs of Others
The Affairs of Others
Amy Grace Loyd
Picador

Designer: Henry Sene Yee
Art Director: Henry Sene Yee
Design Firm: Picador

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Man from Primrose Lane
The Man from Primrose Lane
James Renner
Picador

Designer: LeeAnn Falciani
Art Director: Henry Sene Yee
Design Firm: Picador

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Twenty-Seventh City
The Twenty-Seventh City
Jonathan Franzen
Picador

Designer: Henry Sene Yee
Art Director: Henry Sene Yee
Design Firm: Picador
Other Credits: Cover photo-illustration by Marc Yankus The Gateway Arches courtesy of Getty Images

Submitted into 50 Covers


East of Denver
East of Denver
Gregory Hill
Plume

Designer: Devin Washburn
Art Director: Jaya Miceli

Submitted into 50 Covers


Pat Barker Regeneration Series – Ghost Road/The Eye in the Door/Regeneration
Pat Barker Regeneration Series – Ghost Road/The Eye in the Door/Regeneration
Pat Barker
Plume

Designer: Devin Washburn
Art Director: Jaya Miceli

Submitted into 50 Covers


Gretchen Bender: Tracking the Thrill
Gretchen Bender: Tracking the Thrill
Philip Vanderhyden, Michelle Grabner
Poor Farm Press

Designer: Matthew Rezac
Design Firm: Matthew Rezac Graphic Design
Other Credits: IMAGE RETOUCHING: Greg Beckel

Submitted into 50 Books


Hatching Twitter
Hatching Twitter
Nick Bilton
Portfolio/Penguin

Designer: Dan Donohue
Art Director: Christopher Sergio

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Outsider
The Outsider
Arlene Hunt
Portnoy Publishing

Designer: David Rudnick
Art Director: Andrew Mangan
Design Firm: n/a
Other Credits: Full cover can be seen here: http://portnoypublishing.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/arlenehunt_theoutsider2.jpg

Submitted into 50 Covers


Schiller's Liquor Bar Cocktail Collection
Schiller's Liquor Bar Cocktail Collection
Keith McNally
Potter

Designer: Steve Attardo
Art Director: Danielle Deschenes
Design Firm: NINETYNORTH Design

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures
A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures
Mark Doty and Darren Waterston
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Jennifer Sonderby
Design Firm: Sonderby Design

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Art Deco
Art Deco
Norbert Wolf
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Cover design by LIQUID, Agentur für Gestaltung; Layout design by Wolfram Söll, designwerk

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York
Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York
Tod Seelie
Prestel Publishing

Design Firm: Bags of Joy

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Crossover
Crossover
Cecil Balmond
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Tony Eräpuro, Alexandra Wilk, Gayatri Thacker
Design Firm: Balmond Studio

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Kawaii: Japan's Culture of Cute
Kawaii: Japan's Culture of Cute
Manami Okazaki and Geoff Johnson
Prestel Publishing

Design Firm: Pony Ltd., London

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Mother
Mother
Elinor Carucci; Foreword by Francine Prose
Prestel Publishing

Designer: James Williams

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera
Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera
Wayne Lawrence
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Anjali Pala
Design Firm: Miko McGinty Inc.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Roger Ballen: Die Antwoord: I Fink U Freeky
Roger Ballen: Die Antwoord: I Fink U Freeky
Roger Ballen
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Benjamin Wolbergs

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, and Sue Scott
Prestel Publishing

Designer: Beverly Joel
Design Firm: pulp, ink.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea
Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea
Joachim Homann, with contributions by Trevor J. Fairbrother, Nancy Mowll Mathews, Joseph J. Rishel, and Richard J. Wattenmaker
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Designer: Laura Lindgren

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition
David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition
Richard Benefield, Lawrence Weschler, Sarah Howgate, and David Hockney
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Designer: Bob Aufuldish
Design Firm: Aufuldish & Warinner

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Lorna Simpson
Lorna Simpson
Joan Simon, with contributions by Naomi Beckwith, Marta Gili, Thomas J. Lax, and Elvan Zabunyan
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography

Designer: Miko McGinty, with Rita Jules and Anjali Pala

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living
A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living
Edited by Brooke Hodge with new photography by Jason Schmidt; Essays by Ellen Donnelly, Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, and Mayer Rus
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Designer: Miko McGinty and Rita Jules

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950
Kerry Brougher and Russell Ferguson, with contributions by Dario Gamboni
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Designer: Miko McGinty

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Essential Robert Indiana
The Essential Robert Indiana
Martin Krause, with an essay by John Wilmerding
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / Indianapolis Museum of Art

Designer: Roy Brooks
Design Firm: Fold Four, Inc.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation
The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation
Mary-Kay Lombino, with an essay by Peter Buse
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

Designer: Laura Lindgren

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
Edited by Ian Berry and Michael Duncan, with contributions by Ian Berry, Cynthia Burlingham, Alexandra Carrera, Michael Duncan, and Megan Hyde
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College

Designer: Barbara Glauber and Kate DeWitt
Design Firm: Heavy Meta

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Amy Sillman: one lump or two
Amy Sillman: one lump or two
Helen Molesworth, with contributions by Thomas Eggerer, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, and Daniel Marcus
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Designer: Joseph Logan, assisted by Rachel Hudson

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Chihuly
Chihuly
Edited by Diane Charbonneau, with texts by Dale Chihuly, Nathalie Bondil, Timothy Anglin Burgard, Gerald W. R. Ward, and Davira S. Taragin
Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Designer: Louis Gagnon, Emanuel Cohen, and Jean Doyon
Design Firm: Paprika, Montreal

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Mike Kelley
Mike Kelley
Organized by Ann Goldstein and edited by Eva Meyer-Hermann and Lisa Gabrielle Mark, with contributions by George Baker, Ann Goldstein, Branden W. Joseph, Eva Meyer-Hermann, and John C. Welchman
Prestel Publishing/DelMonico Books/Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Designer: Lorraine Wild and Xiaoqing Wang
Design Firm: Green Dragon Office, Los Angeles

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


MOMENTS NEVER RETURN
MOMENTS NEVER RETURN
Sandra Hachmann, Boris Kochan, Ulrich Müller, Christian Ruzicska, Gabriele Werner
prokonVERLAG

Designer: Martina Grabovszky, Michael Schmidt
Art Director: Martina Grabovszky, Boris Kochan
Design Firm: KOCHAN & PARTNER
Other Credits: Typesetting Robert Iwen Lithography Dirk Eisenhut, Gerd Hallerbach Images all at KOCHAN & PARTNER Production Benedikt Bäumler Printing and bonding Kösel GmbH, Altusried

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


LVMH 860
LVMH 860
Joshua Davis, Tom Wood
Property Group Partners

Designer: Tom Wood, Shaun Gillen, Joshua Davis
Art Director: Tom Wood
Design Firm: Wood Design

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The McKittrick Hotel - Sleep No More Theatre Program
The McKittrick Hotel - Sleep No More Theatre Program
Punchdrunk Theatre Group and Emursive producer, Jonathan Hochwald
Published by Sleep No More

Designer: Tika Buchanan
Art Director: Tika Buchanan
Design Firm: Arkadia & Co.
Other Credits: Photographers: Jamie Watts, Scott Irvine, Kim Meinelt, Hans Neubert, Alick Crossley, Lindsay Nolin, Stephen Dobbie Illustrations: Jenni Ottilie Keppler Production Consultant: Colin Nightingale, Punchdrunk

Submitted into 50 Books





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