Peter Mendelsund's Book Designs

A selection of book jackets by the acclaimed artist and designer
Few contemporary book cover designers have given me more pleasure than Peter Mendelsund. Here are just a few examples of his work:

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Double and The Gambler

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

Walter Benjamin, Illuminations: Essays and Reflections

Walter Benjamin, Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings

Roberto Calasso, K.

Franz Kafka, The Z├╝rau Aphorisms

Michel Foucault, The Archaeology of Knowledge

Michel Foucault, Herculine Barbin

Thomas Bernhard, Frost

Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

Patrick McGrath, Trauma

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