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Best New Poets 2013
Best New Poets 2013
Guest Editor Brenda Shaughnessy, Series Editor Jazzy Danziger
Samovar Press/University of Virginia Press

Designer: Jason Stoff, Katie Werges, Beth Porter
Art Director: Mike Spakowski
Design Firm: Atomicdust

Submitted into 50 Covers


My Brother's Name
My Brother's Name
Laura Krughoff
Scarletta

Designer: Anders Hansen
Art Director: Nancy Tuminelly
Design Firm: Mighty Media, Inc.
Other Credits: Interior Design by Chris Long of Mighty Media, Inc.

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


SVA Senior Library 2012
SVA Senior Library 2012
SVA
School of Visual Arts

Designer: Joe Marianek, Julia Hoffman
Art Director: Joe Marianek, Julia Hoffman
Design Firm: School of Visual Arts
Other Credits: Richard WIlde, Chair, Advertising department and Design Department School of Visual Arts

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


BOOK OF IMMORTALITY
BOOK OF IMMORTALITY
Gollner, Adam Leith
Scibner

Designer: Tal Goretsky, Janet Hansen
Art Director: Tal Goretsky
Other Credits: JACKET ILLUSTRATION BY JANET HANSEN

Submitted into 50 Covers


A House in the Sky
A House in the Sky
Amanda Lindhout
Scribner

Designer: Jennifer Heuer
Art Director: Jason Heuer and Tal Goretsky
Design Firm: Studio Jennifer Heuer

Submitted into 50 Covers


A House In The Sky
A House In The Sky
Lindhout, Amanda Corbett, Sara
Scribner

Designer: Jennifer Heuer
Art Director: Jason Heuer

Submitted into 50 Covers


ART OF SLEEPING ALONE
ART OF SLEEPING ALONE
Fontanel, Sophie
Scribner

Designer: Ben Wiseman
Art Director: Tal Goretsky
Other Credits: Jacket Design and Illustration by Ben Wiseman

Submitted into 50 Covers


DOCTOR SLEEP
DOCTOR SLEEP
KING, STEPHEN
Scribner

Designer: Tal Goretsky
Art Director: Tal Goretsky
Other Credits: Jacket Illustration by Sean Freeman

Submitted into 50 Covers


DOUBLE DOUBLE
DOUBLE DOUBLE
GRIMES, MARTHA
Scribner

Designer: Christopher Lin
Art Director: Tal Goretsky

Submitted into 50 Covers


FLAMETHROWERS
FLAMETHROWERS
The Flamethrowers: A Novel
Scribner

Designer: CHARLOTTE STRICK
Art Director: Rex Bonomelli
Other Credits: JACKET PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS REDNOTES ARCHIVE, FROM THE NEWSPAPER I VOLSCI (MARCH 1980), ISSUE 10

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Good Kids
Good Kids
Benjamin Nugent
Scribner

Designer: Jason Heuer
Art Director: Rex Bonomelli
Other Credits: Based on a Photograph by Jan Cobb/Getty Images

Submitted into 50 Covers


I WEAR THE BLACK HAT
I WEAR THE BLACK HAT
KLOSTERMAN, CHUCK
Scribner

Designer: Paul Sahre
Art Director: Tal Goretsky

Submitted into 50 Covers


You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me
You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me
Nathan Rabin
Scribner

Designer: Jason Heuer
Art Director: Tal Goretsky

Submitted into 50 Covers


Excluded
Excluded
Julia Serano
Seal Press

Designer: Emily Weigel
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


Grace in Uncertainty
Grace in Uncertainty
Jerry Takigawa
self

Designer: Jerry Takigawa and Jay Galster
Art Director: Jerry Takigawa
Design Firm: Takigawa Design
Other Credits: photographer: Jerry Takigawa writer: Jerry Takigawa

Submitted into 50 Books


Untitled: Pratt Institute Fashion Lookbook
Untitled: Pratt Institute Fashion Lookbook
Department of Fashion / Office of Creative Services
Self

Designer: Joshua Graver
Art Director: Joshua Graver
Design Firm: Pratt Institute (In-house)
Other Credits: Fashion Class of 2013Photography: Dominik TarabanskiJennifer Minniti: ChairShannon Bell Price: Assistant ChairEmily Mattson: Assistant to the ChairLeighton Pierce: Video projection stillsRuby Hoette: StylingModels provided by Major: Natasia Ohl, Kaitlyn Raymond, Tsubasa Watanabe, Tommie Cross, Biu Rainey

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Betty
Betty
Yuyeon Cho
self published

Designer: Yuyeon Cho
Art Director: Yuyeon Cho

Submitted into 50 Books


Meditation & Prayers: 101 Names Of God
Meditation & Prayers: 101 Names Of God
Michael Kovitz
Self Published

Designer: Nitin Budhiraja/Gayle Garbus
Art Director: Nitin Budhiraja

Submitted into 50 Covers


Realizing Empathy: An Inquiry Into the Meaning of Making
Realizing Empathy: An Inquiry Into the Meaning of Making
Written by Seung Chan Lim / Edited by Todd Sattersten and Leslie Suzanne Fisher
self-published

Designer: Seung Chan Lim
Art Director: Seung Chan Lim

Submitted into 50 Books


Word-Gate
Word-Gate
Poems by Edwin Thumboo
Self-published (500+ copies)

Designer: Mark D'Oliveira
Art Director: Mark D'Oliveira
Design Firm: Mark D'Oliveira
Other Credits: Printer: Dominie Press, Singapore Typeface: Mrs. Eaves

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Bough Down
Bough Down
Karen Green
Siglio

Designer: Natalie Kraft & Karen Green
Art Director: Natalie Kraft

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Salt
Salt
Susan Elizabeth Howe
Signature Books

Designer: Ron Stucki (cover), Connie Disney (book)
Art Director: Connie Disney

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Challenge of Honesty: Essays for Latter-day Saints by Frances Lee Menlove
The Challenge of Honesty: Essays for Latter-day Saints by Frances Lee Menlove
Dan Wotherspoon, Editor
Signature Books

Designer: Jason Francis

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Beatles VS. Stones
Beatles VS. Stones
John McMillian
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Jason Heuer
Art Director: Jackie Seow

Submitted into 50 Covers


Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise
Raquel Cepeda
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Thomas Ng
Art Director: Jeanne Lee
Design Firm: Thomas Ng, Inc.

Submitted into 50 Covers


Fahrenheit 451, 60th Anniversary
Fahrenheit 451, 60th Anniversary
Ray Bradbury
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Matt Owen
Art Director: Jackie Seow

Submitted into 50 Covers


Gravity of Birds
Gravity of Birds
Tracy Guzeman
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Christopher Lin
Art Director: Jackie Seow
Other Credits: Jacket Art: Bird Wallpaper (detail), c.1840/Rose Castle, Cumbria, UK/The Bridgeman Art Library

Submitted into 50 Covers


Hothouse
Hothouse
Boris Kachka
Simon & Schuster

Art Director: Jackie Seow
Design Firm: Rodrigo Corral Design

Submitted into 50 Covers


Rest In Pieces
Rest In Pieces
Bess Lovejoy
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Jason Heuer
Art Director: Michael Accordino
Other Credits: Illustrations by Mark Stutzman

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Rivers
Rivers
Michael Farris Smith
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Michael Accordino
Art Director: Michael Accordino
Other Credits: Jacket Photograph by Joel Levan/Veer

Submitted into 50 Covers


Salinger
Salinger
David Shields and Shane Salerno
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Christopher Lin
Art Director: Jackie Seow

Submitted into 50 Covers


Simpler
Simpler
Cass R. Sunstein
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Jason Heuer
Art Director: Jason Heuer

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Joker
The Joker
Andrew Hudgins
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Christopher Lin
Art Director: Jackie Seow
Other Credits: Jacket Illustrations © Getty Images

Submitted into 50 Covers


Top Brain, Bottom Brain
Top Brain, Bottom Brain
Stephen M. Kosslyn, PhD, and G. Wayne Miller
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Christopher Lin
Art Director: Jackie Seow

Submitted into 50 Covers


Who Owns the Future?
Who Owns the Future?
Jaron Lanier
Simon & Schuster

Designer: Helen Yentus & Jason Booher
Art Director: Michael Accordino
Design Firm: Yentus & Booher

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York
The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York
Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin
Smart Pop

Designer: Emily Weigel
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Salt God's Daughter
The Salt God's Daughter
Ilie Ruby
Soft Skull Press

Designer: Jeff Miller
Art Director: Kelly Winton
Design Firm: Faceout Studio

Submitted into 50 Covers


Gutai: Splendid Playground
Gutai: Splendid Playground
Edited by Alexandra Munroe and Ming Tiampo with contributions by Munroe, Tiampo, Pedro Erber, Lyn Hsieh, Nakajima Izumi, Katō Mizuho, Judith Rodenbeck, Hirai Shōichi, Reiko Tomii, and Midori Yoshimoto
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Designer: Miko McGinty and Rita Jules
Design Firm: Miko McGinty

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


James Turrell
James Turrell
Contributions by Carmen Giménez, Nat Trotman, and Arthur Zajonc
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Designer: Susan Sellers, David Yun, and Liliana Palau Balada
Design Firm: 2x4

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Site and Senses: The Architecture of Aidlin Darling Design
Site and Senses: The Architecture of Aidlin Darling Design
Kate Eilertson, editor
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Designer: Michiko Toki
Art Director: Michiko Toki
Design Firm: Toki Design

Submitted into 50 Books


We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
D. F. Swaab
Spiegel & Grau

Designer: Thomas Ng
Art Director: Greg Mollica
Design Firm: Thomas Ng, Inc.
Other Credits: Jacket image (silhouette of child): Cut Arts, Inc.

Submitted into 50 Covers


Buck
Buck
MK Asante
Spiegel and Grau (Random House)

Designer: Kevin Brainard
Art Director: Greg Mollica

Submitted into 50 Covers


St. Louis Walk of Fame: 140 Great St. Louisans
St. Louis Walk of Fame: 140 Great St. Louisans
Foreword by St. Louis Walk of Fame founder Joe Edwards
St. Louis Walk of Fame

Designer: Hope Edwards
Art Director: Hope Edwards

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


Before I Die
Before I Die
Candy Chang
St. Martin's Press

Design Firm: Eight and a Half, New York
Other Credits: Creative Director: Bonnie Siegler, Design Director: Jessica Bloom, Designer: Kristen Ren

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawing and Prints from the Clark
The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawing and Prints from the Clark
Edited by Jay A. Clarke; with essays by Mary Weaver Chapin, Jay A. Clarke, Anne Higonnet, Richard Kendall, and Alastair Wright
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and Yale University Press

Designer: Silja Hillmann, J. Brad Sturm
Art Director: Cheryl Towler Weese
Design Firm: Studio Blue
Other Credits: Anne Roecklein, Managing Editor Sarah Hammond, Publications Associate Laurel Garber, Curatorial Assistant Michael Agee, Photographer Copyedited by Jane Friedman Indexed by Kathleen M. Friello Proofread by Lucy Gardner Carson Color management and printing by Capital Offset Company, Concord, New Hampshire Bound by ACME Bookbinding, Charlestown, Massachusetts

Submitted into 50 Books


The Complete Beer Course
The Complete Beer Course
Joshua Bernstein
Sterling Epicure

Designer: Ian Koviak/Alan Hebel
Art Director: Elizabeth Mihaltse
Design Firm: theBookDesigners

Submitted into 50 Covers


Solution 247–261: Love
Solution 247–261: Love
Ingo Niermann, ed.
Sternberg Press

Design Firm: Zak Group
Other Credits: Cover illustration: Jonas Voegeli

Submitted into 50 Covers


Masaaki Hatsumi: Dojo Art
Masaaki Hatsumi: Dojo Art
Masaaki Hatsumi, Steve Olsen
Steven Olsen

Designer: Dan Saal
Art Director: Dan Saal
Design Firm: StudioSaal Corporation
Other Credits: Photography by Steve Olsen; Creative direction consulting by Steve Olsen






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