The Art of Book Cover Design

John Wilson explores the art of book cover design with Suzanne Dean whose work has graced the jackets of Booker winners including Richard Flanagan, Julian Barnes and Ian McEwan.

John Wilson explores the art of book cover design and meets artist Suzanne Dean, who has been responsible for more Booker-winning covers than any other designer. Writers Ian McEwan, Tom McCarthy and Audrey Niffenegger discuss the art that represents their words and Telegraph books editor Gaby Wood provides a reader's perspective on what makes a book stand out in a bookshop. As more of us than ever read books on e-readers, is beautiful design the key to the survival of the physical book?

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Presenter John Wilson
Producer Ellie Bury
Interviewed Guest Suzanne Dean
Interviewed Guest Ian McEwan
Interviewed Guest Tom McCarthy
Interviewed Guest Audrey Niffenegger
Interviewed Guest Gaby Wood
Interviewed Guest Matt Young
Interviewed Guest Brett Wolstencroft

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