Just a quick one here, about a book I'd heard of but dismissed as being the literary equivalent of those "funny" little books you see at chainstore bookshop checkout counters--
However, a rave review from the entertaining and reliable Nicholas Lezard has made me reconsider, and I'm glad I did, because I saw the new paperback edition's cover:
I really like this: the determination to carefully Photoshop-match the "original" titles with the original fonts on the old paperbacks and hardbacks shows an admirable dedication. I also just like books about books with lots of books on the front (the subject for an upcoming post, by the way).
It also pisses all over the dull-as-dust hardback cover for the same book: