Alenka Sottler: On Faces on Covers, Book Illustrations and Slovenia

Alenka Sottler, an award-winning Slovenian painter and illustrator, talks about her love for painting and literature, the art of illustration and the immense power that depicting human faces on book covers can have on readers.

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The Bibliophile’s Affair with Instagram

“Don’t judge a book by its cover”. And yet, a lot of Instagrammers are obsessed with showing us their reads. Is this plain vanity? Or does it speak of a deeper love?