Critical Linking for December 8th, 2015

Do judge these books by their covers.

Gaze upon these 34 Most Beautiful Book Covers of 2015.


Ishiguro has also seen, firsthand, how excited Mehta still gets about his job. “He said to me once some years ago, with childish glee, ‘I was in a bookshop and heard these two people discussing this book. I wanted to go up to them and say I published that book. I was so proud.’ I remember him saying that, and he really meant it. I thought that said quite a lot about Sonny.”

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief at Knopf and chairman of Knopf Doubleday, is Publisher Weekly’s person of the year.


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