Kafka Covers

These apparently placed in the 50 Books/50 Covers design competition. Not sure how much I like these . . . what’s with the eye motif? What does that have to do with Kafka?

Alas, the most beautifullest Lispector covers did not finish in the running.



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The Lispector covers are at the bottom of that link.

It appears that the Lispector covers are among the 50, they appear at the very bottom of the list (if I am looking at the correct page).

THE SURRENDER

The Surrender is Scott Esposito’s “collection of facts” concerning his lifelong desire to be a woman.


LADY CHATTERLEY'S BROTHER

Two long essays of 10,000 words each on sex in—and out of—literature . . .

The first essay dives in to Nicholson Baker’s “sex trilogy,” explaining just what Baker is up to here and why these books ultimately fail to be as sexy as Baker might wish.

From there the book moves on to the second essay, which explains just why Spaniard Javier Marías does right what Baker does wrong . . .


THE LATIN AMERICAN MIXTAPE

5 essays. 2 interviews.

All in all, over 25,000 words of Latin American literary goodness.

3 never-before-published essays, including “The Digression”—a 4,000-word piece on the most important digression in César Aira’s career.

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