Books on my Birthday List 2019

So this post is just me compiling a list of books I'd like to get around my birthday out loud. And you might like some of these too? The Illustrated Dust Jacket (1920 -1970) - Martin Salisbury (Thames & Hudson): The middle decades of the twentieth century saw an extraordinary flourishing of the illustrated, pictorial … Continue reading Books on my Birthday List 2019

My Favourite Book Covers of 2019 (Jan – March)

There have been some reallllllly nice book covers cropping up lately so I thought I'd share some of my favourites with you... January: Our Universe (Penguin) How to Leave (Bloomsbury) Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom (Faber) Golden Child (Faber) Little Man, What Now? (Penguin) February: Graceland (Chatto & Windus) The Night Tiger (Quercus) The … Continue reading My Favourite Book Covers of 2019 (Jan – March)

Please get excited about 4th Estate’s Matchbook Classics with me

So imagine a series of books with beautiful vintage designs, wraparound spines and sprayed edges to look like matchboxes. Just imagine. Well, it looks like that's what 4th Estate have done! It recently came to my attention that these BEAUTIES are coming out on 4th April, so you all know now what to get me … Continue reading Please get excited about 4th Estate’s Matchbook Classics with me