Books as Objects

Merging Two Loves: Cover Art Reimagined

By posted at 12:00 pm on February 10, 2015 3

In an effort to merge two loves of mine — writing and photography — I recently began this photo series that pairs snippets of novels with fun visuals that expand upon their cover art. To see more of the ongoing series and the prose captions that accompany each image, please follow @lifeserial and check out my #lifeserialreads tag on Instagram.

Broken Monsters, by Lauren Beukes
broken monsters

California, by Edan Lepucki
Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset

Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng
everything i never told you

Reunion, by Hannah Pittard

The Book of Strange New Things, by Michel Faber
the book of strange new things

The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller
the dog stars

The First Bad Man, by Miranda July
the first bad man

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
the goldfinch

The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, by Andrew Sean Greer
the impossible lives of greta wells

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3 Responses to “Merging Two Loves: Cover Art Reimagined”

  1. Mike
    at 11:49 pm on February 10, 2015

    Wooah. Really love the Miranda July.

  2. Edan
    at 1:27 pm on February 11, 2015

    I also like the Miranda July best. But I have a soft spot for your California one! ;)

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