7 Book Covers That Make Awesome Posters

August 7, 2014, Article by Tom in Books

There are few things in life that we like more than damn fine book covers.

Yes, you should never judge a book by its cover, but when they are as incredible as these badboys it’s impossible not to. Here are some of our favourites from recent times that we’d happily have on the walls of our homes…

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A good book cover doesn’t have to just be consigned to a shelf – it can also be a piece of art in its own right. This is just a very small selection of our favourites, so do let us know yours on Twitter: @StareAtBooks

The full list of these bloody brilliant book covers:

1. American Pyscho by Bret Easton Ellis, published by Picador (image © Picador)

2. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, published by Penguin Classics (image © Penguin)

3. The Fields by Kevin Maher, published by Little, Brown (image © Little, Brown)

4. Snapper by Brian Kimberling, published by Tinder Press (image © Tinder Press)

5. Tequila Sunset by Sam Hawken, published by Serpent’s Tail (image © Serpent’s Tail)

6. No Fixed Abode by Charlie Carroll, published by Summersdale (image © Summersdale Publishers Ltd)

7. White Tiger on Snow Mountain, coming soon from New Harvest (image © New Harvest)