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Cover Matters: Angry Robot Style

Cover Matters is a new monthly feature in which we examine the medium that is first contact between a reader and a book: the cover. This feature will dedicate more separate space to a topic that has always intrigued,…

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Cover Matters: The Survey Results

Cover Matters is a new monthly feature in which we examine the medium that is first contact between a reader and a book: the cover. This feature will dedicate more separate space to a topic that has always intrigued,…

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Cover Matters: A Reader Survey

In light of the pretty dramatic, divided discussion we’ve recently had concerning fantasy covers and (so-called) cliches, we got to thinking and are frankly curious about online readers. We want to know what YOU think about genre fiction covers…

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Cover Matters: On Clichéd Covers in Fantasy

Cover Matters is a new monthly feature in which we examine the medium that is first contact between a reader and a book: the cover. This feature will dedicate more separate space to a topic that has always intrigued,…

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Cover Matters: On Whitewashing

Cover Matters is a new monthly feature in which we examine the medium that is first contact between a reader and a book: the cover. This feature will dedicate more separate space to a topic that has always intrigued,…

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Cover Matters: An Introduction

Following Bloomsbury’s Whitewashing Cover Fiasco ’09-’10 (Justine Larbalestier’s Liar and Jaclyn Dolamore’s Magic Under Glass), readers were able to make some small positive change resulting in the publisher’s book jacket retraction and subsequent re-issuance of new, race-conscious covers. This…

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