"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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From James Fenimore Cooper to Charles Portis…

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The birth of a world that feels authentic and random.

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“My starting point is always a feeling of partisan­ship, a sense of injustice.”

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Our circle of hermenautic friends has conjured up a dozen more highbrow (or at least classic) novels with lowbrow cover art. Here’s a selection — thanks, Luc, for the first two. Check out the entire series. *** *** *** Ha! Thanks, Jonathan. *** HILOBROW COVER GALLERY: Orwell’s 1984 | Huxley’s Brave New World | Chesterton’s […]