Day: October 1, 2012

The Ghost of Ronald Reagan

As the morality tale of the 2012 USA presidential election plays out, the decision we are all making together is often spun in the media as a referendum on Barack Obama, or as an appraisal of Mitt Romney. But the real historical significance of this election may turn out to … Read the rest

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True Vintage: Beautiful Book Covers From the 80s

From the Talking Covers blog, here’s a memorial tribute to the trend-setting Vintage Contemporaries line of original paperback books that led the publishing pack in visual freshness during the 1980s. Jay McInerney, Mona Simpson and Raymond Carver all looked great in these uniform cover designs, which vaguely referenced Roy Lichtenstein … Read the rest

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