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Saturday, January 06, 2007

China Shakes the World, US and UK versions

It's not often that book covers induce motion sickness. But the US version of China Shakes the World comes close:

I love the UK version, though:


danup said...

I like the idea behind the US version, but it's desparately in need of a font transplant. That subtitle looks like somebody typed over the cover in WordPerfect.

Seth Christenfeld said...

I prefer the UK one - the US is one step too literal.

ben said...

i like the uk cover a lot, but i feel like it's kind of an ugly shade of red. granted, i'm color blind, and i suppose it could also just be the scan or my monitor.