14 June 2010

Speaking to the Past with Book Covers

Posted by Ryan Anderson

A friend of mine just shared this on Google reader. Douglas Coupland has come up with a clever idea: create Penguin book covers to explain the world as it is in 2010 to readers in 1935 when Penguin first started. Some of the coverse are really amusing, and several of them are space-related. Here are the spacey ones, but I recommend checking out the whole set.

(Actually more like 40 years)

I like the fine print on this one.