The Clothing of Books

By: Lahiri, Jhumpa

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Book Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Clothing of Books" has been SIGNED by Jhumpa Lahiri on the title page! A small essay (71 pages) in "French Flaps" written in Italian and translated by her husband - Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush. In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce. Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, "the covers become a part of me."

Title: The Clothing of Books

Author Name: Lahiri, Jhumpa

Categories: Modern First Editions, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Essays,

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Vintage Books: 2016

ISBN Number: 0525432752

ISBN Number 13: 9780525432753

Binding: French Flaps

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Trade Paperback Original

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8170