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Monday, October 06, 2014

Harper Perennial 50th Anniversary Olive Editions

Back in 2008, Harper Perennial selected a handful of their modern classes and reissued them as limited editions. Designed by Milan Bozic, these beauties sold as $10 trade paperbacks. It became an annual tradition through 2011 and has been brought back this year to celebrate Harper Perennial's 50th anniversary.

My wonderful friends over at the Olive sent me a box of the eight books they released this year and holy moly, I am in love!

Seriously, the best delivery in the world is a box of brand new books. 

I'm almost ashamed to admit I haven't read any of the eight titles I was sent, but on the positive side, I now have so many wonderful things to read!

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Under the Volcano, by Malcolm Lowry
The Financial Lives of Poets, by Jess Walter

Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon
Native Son, Richard Wright
State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

I love the style of these. After looking through Bozic's portfolio, I realized I own quite a few books that he's designed as well, including Bottom of the 33rd, Ugly Man, and Out of the Woods

And I love this quote on the back of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

"From that time on, the world was hers for the reading."
You can see the Olive Editions from previous years over on Harper Perennial's Tumblr page

Sooo good lookin'!



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