Amy's Bookshelf on Instagram: “I have a little game for everyone this evening...out of the books on the top of these stacks, I love two and hate one – can you guess which…”
11.7k Likes, 152 Comments - Amy's Bookshelf (@amysbookshelf) on Instagram: “I have a little game for everyone this evening...out of the books on the top of these stacks, I…”
Kafka and Kupka
And speaking of Kafka, today's book purchase was this 1979 story collection. The picture on the cover is a coloured aquatint and my favourite work by Czech artist Frantisek Kupka (1871–1957). Resis...
Ken Sequin – Glittering talent
Last year I posted a piece about one of my favourite haunts – the second hand bookshop. I showed this paperback cover from the mid 1960s, unearthed from the cavernous bowels of Skoob Books… I mentioned that it had been...
Penguin English Library Books | Buy 5 for £25 | Penguin Shop
Collectable general readers' editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century to the end of the Second World War. Pick any 5 for £25.
Penguin Book Covers (1935)
Penguin founded their design ethos of covers in the same fashion as their ethos for the books — make them accessible, and make them cheap. Penguin wanted books to be available to as many people as…