Cover of GO SET A WATCHMAN, Harper Lee’s New Novel

Editor’s Note: The publisher has since made a statment that this is a UK placeholder cover, not the final cover. We’ll let you know (of course) when the final one is released!

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Harper Lee’s internet-and-book-person-brain-exploding new novel Go Set a Watchman now has a cover:

harper lee go set a watchman cover

What do you think? Reminds me of the cover of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling- another highly-anticipated (though obviously not AS anticipated) adult novel with a cover that’s mostly text, and a big author name. No flashy graphics needed?

H/t to Paul Bogaards, PR at Knopf, for catching it (and tweeting it) first.

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