7/12/10

You would think there'd be a better way to sell books...


Thanks to Patrick Borelli.

12 comments:

  1. that's fucking classic. I think that they should do that more often. People will start to buy the books for the covers they like. Wait, they already do that!

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  2. That's the only way I've chosen books to read. For the last 10 years.

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  3. I made that display! We've got a couple of design dorks for booksellers at Skylight Books. But it has actually been selling books! Murakami and Chandler, of course, or perennials for us. But a few sleepers have sold from it as well -- Baker's Box of Matches and Lewis's General Theory of Love. I liked noticing the circle theme after putting so many together. Thanks for your awesome work!
    -Emily Pullen
    Skylight Books

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  4. Hi Emily,
    Of course I was totally joking and am totally honored. Anything—ANYTHING—to sell books! Thank you independent bookstores and thank you design dorks.

    Ian, Katya,
    That is generally the approach I take when buying wine and potato chips.

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  5. John - I am confused. I thought Peter did King, Queen, Knave... and didn't Helen do Jesse Ball?

    Please advise.
    -Gautam

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  6. Gautam, Helen and Peter did do those. Though I guess they fall under my art dictatorship. I should have clarified.

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