Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme at Books by Proxy. Join us every Friday as we pit cover against cover, and publisher against publisher, to find the best artwork in our literary universe. You can find a list of upcoming topics at Lynn's Books.
This week's topic is:
There are a lot of great colorful covers to choose from, so I tried to choose a book I read many years ago and haven't really mentioned much on this channel, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer. This was a fun little book all about memory, and the author tries to improve his own memory while exploring the U.S. Memory Championship (yes, that's a thing!) and diving into all things memory. And it has a pretty colorful, rainbow-esque cover!
2011 US Hardcover | 2012 US Paperback | 2011 Romanian
2012 Finnish | 2013 Indonesian | 2012 Czech
2013 Vietnamese | 2017 French | 2012 Estonain
2011 Japanese | 2011 Danish | 2016 Korean
2012 Greek | 2011 UK | 2011 Spanish
These are all so unique and fun, I had a blast throwing these all together (and this wasn't even all of the covers available!). I have to say that I think I'm most drawn to the original US edition that I read, but I think a lot of these are really colorful and exciting. I love how literally some of these covers took the title because it makes for some really fun covers, I think!
What cover(s) do you like the most?