Sales of actual physical books have gone up by 8% in the United Kingdom, and sales of consumer e-books have gone down by 17%. In France, e-books make up just 3% of the market. The book is back in all its printed glory.
Sure, one can carry an entire library in a single e-reader, but a well designed book is a compact piece of art that does the soul good from cover to cover. Here are some recent examples of great books wrapped in great art.