Week 42 UK Chapbook Chart 2016

elaine_-lustig_cohen_modernism_reimagined_aarissherin-copyNew entry Elaine Lustig Cohen: Modernism Reimagined by Aaris Sherin goes straight into the number 1 position this week for publishers Boydell and Brewer. Aaris Sherin focuses on Cohen as a multi-faceted designer, paying particular attention to the book covers she designed for Meridian Books and New Directions. The author provides a critical overview of Cohen’s career based on interview sessions with the artist along with full color examples of her work.

Aaris Sherin is an associate professor of graphic design at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Sherin is the author of Sustainable Thinking: Ethical Approaches to Design and Design Management (Fairchild Books 2013) and other titles.

There are two other new entries, Thing by Dorothea Lasky at No.5 and The Wrong End of the Rainbow: Poems by Charles Wright at No.6.

The accolade of top publisher is shared by Boydell and Brewer, Sampson Low and Pluto Press, who all have 2 entries in the top ten. Oscar Wilde is the leading author with publications at No.7 & No.9.

1 (-) Elaine Lustig Cohen: Modernism Reimagined – Aaris Sherin (Boydell and Brewer, 27 Oct. 2016)

2 (2) Perfectly Formed – Stuart Buck (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 15 Jun. 2016)

3 (1) Purity of Aim: The Book Jacket Designs of Alvin Lustig Ned Drew and Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 27 Oct. 2016)

4 (3) Hard Rain – Tony Hoagland (Hollyridge Press, 20 Oct. 2005)

5 (-) Thing – Dorothea Lasky (Floating Wolf Quarterly, 30 Nov. 2012)

6 (-) The Wrong End of the Rainbow: Poems – Charles Wright (Sarabande Books, April 2005)

7 (5) Ballad of Reading Gaol – Oscar Wilde (Pluto Press, 29 Jun 1978)

8 (4) The Scotch Egg Diet – David Bushell (Sampson Low Ltd, 26 Feb 2015)

9 (9) Soul of Man Under Socialism – Oscar Wilde (Pluto Press, 1 Jan 1987)

10 (6) Murmurations – Stella Tripp (Sampson Low Ltd, 21 Dec 2015)



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