The Book Jacket Art of Chip Kidd

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Geek Love (1989)
"All I ever hoped for in a book cover was not beige. Not that bland cream-to-tan range that is so tastefully discreet and complacently qual-lit that you want to scrawl lewdisms all over it before it sedates you completely. This cover arrived in the mail with a note inquiring cautiously whether I thought this was too,too...anything. Not, it's not too, I thought. It's visible. And you could fry eggs on it."

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