things of little relevance


finally!
December 11, 2008, 1:22 pm
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“When I decide to finally crawl into bed with one, I want it to be fun to look at and nice to stroke. It is not always easy to find the right match.”

This is why I generally prefer them older.

The above article reminded me how stunned I was by the art for 2666. The cover is absolutely breathtaking. I may have to buy a paperback copy in addition to my hardcover. Both were designed by Charlotte Strick, a FSG designer. I’ve been going through her portfolio for a bit this morning as a reward for staying at Butler until 4am last night. Her work is amazing!

More book porn.

The story behind the art.

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