Aristotle vs. Kant

Although I am really (really!) happy with how this cover turned out:

at the time, I was totally (totally!) convinced that this was the way to go:

Author nixed. Was it so wrong?
Top: photographed by Simon Lee


  1. A sweet shadow gesture on that fallen bust, but a fortunate veto if it paved the way for the end result.

  2. Do you get all worked up when you try to convince authors of the way to go? Or is it a series of very delicate maneuvers and hints?...

  3. No foaming at the mouth or anything. Lets just say things were a LOT easier when waterboarding was an acceptable way to make a point. Damn that Obama.

    In actuality, much of the discussion flows through the editor, so I hear most comments second (even third) hand.