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  • n. The jacket of a book.


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  • I lurk over at Sounis (my LJ name is lizzb) and you're right: I was too quick to diss the Giver search for searching skills, but I still think the best and fastest way to do homework is read the book (or at least the bookjacket.)

    And You Came Here For That?

  • Surreal is the best way to describe it: Monday is the figure you see on the bookjacket; the book begins with a description of his week, interactions with his friends, and as the seasons change so does Monday.


  • Lauderdale nearly 20 years ago, and which I wear in my bookjacket photos for my first two novels...

    John D. MacDonald

  • His motivating rhetoric relied almost exclusively on tired sports cliches and phrases from the bookjacket of a guru-scribed marketing manual everyone refers to but few actually read.

    Joel Schwartzberg: Isn't Every Day Boss Day?

  • Last time, UNM Press published reviews from no national pubs on my BELEN bookjacket.

    Blurb me, Baby

  • Consider the author-identification on the bookjacket of Peter Manso's 1985 Norman Mailer biography.

    It Can't Be Great If Nobody Notices

  • Okay -- so we listened to the book on CD coming back from New Orleans and now the kid is reading it, and she took the bookjacket off, as she always does we have an old hardcopy bought out of some used bookstore somewhere and she was reading the blurbs on the back.

    Book Review -- Sort Of

  • The new book -- on Andy bookjacket -- It's not the usual thing.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2003

  • Whilst a research student I won a Sunday Times bookjacket design competition - the first important (national) prize I was to get for a very long time.

    Harold Kroto - Autobiography

  • In the meantime, test your 1970s music savvy by identifying the musicians in the bookjacket illo by Mark Alan Stamaty . rss feed


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