An artist who goes by "MrFurious" designed around the story's most important symbol—the A in the title—in this take on Hawthorne's 1850 magnum opus. for the Recovering the Classics campaign. Buy it here.
For this 1953 tale about book burning, Elizabeth Perez's clever concept design for the Austin Creative Department features a removable matchstick in place of the number one, with special binding to underscore just how flammable books are.
With two symbols—one serious, one lighthearted—artist Paul Boardman sums up the 1960 classic novel with its twinned themes of crime and innocence. This book cover is for sale as a poster through UNESCO's DoeDeMee project to raise awareness of illiteracy. Buy it here.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
This book cover was reimagined by designer Ionnis Fetanis as part of the Creative Action Network's Recovering the Classics project, a crowdsourced collection of original book covers for 50 timeless titles. Buy it here.