I used to think all U.K. paperback jackets were nicer. It's like you go to London one time and get seduced by the accents and suddenly everything is fancy and bespoke
. But lately I'm not so sure. I've been comparing contemporary fiction jackets and I think I prefer the U.S. versions. Here are some bestselling versions of the same Classics in the U.S. and U.K. Can you pick which is which?
All the covers on the left are UK, all the ones on the right are U.S. versions. I just realized that I do like the U.K. ones better. What does this prove? (I don't know, but next week's blog will be better.)