Coverall: In Cold Blood
I’ve been neglecting the blog a bit this last week. I don’t have any excuses other than the usual lack of motivation/inspiration/time. Blah blah blah. Last week was a bit of a whirlwind with trivia, book club, a Radiohead concert(!!), and a weekend trip to Maryland (crab cakes! bocce ball! stars!), but now I’m back on track and ready to get going with the blog again. So, without further ado, I’m continuing with my coverage of Flavorwire’s 20 Most Iconic Book Covers series, with In Cold Blood.
In Cold Blood is one of those books that’s been at the top of my “I need to read this” list for years. It’s even sitting on Joe’s bookshelf here in the apartment, not 5 feet away from me. And yet…I just keep putting it off. I know the story, and I’m not eager to read about a murder, even if I know it’s creative journalism at its peak. Have you guys read it? What do you think?
I wanted to capture the stark colors of the cover and the severity of the subject matter with a bold and austere, edgy outfit: