Thursday, 6 October 2011


I'll be back properly next week, but in the meantime, via the blog of the excellent Peter Mendelsund (who I interviewed here), see these lovely mosaical covers for Stephen Jay Gould (by Sam Potts for Harvard University Press)...

That gap in the design will be filled by future volumes

and for some of the work of Clarice Lispector (I've only read The Hour of the Star, which was excellent, so here's an opportunity to read more) using a striking photo of her when young (covers by Paul Sahre for New Directions).

Here's the original photo:

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