Posted on 09/11/2015 at 12:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If a picture is worth a thousand words, we’ll spare our fingers from typing and let these images do the talking.

Various websites challenged us to judge books by their covers. Buzzfeed pixelated them to add a layer of difficulty; Zimbio went easier on its readers.

Ever wonder what mapmakers do nowadays? Some, like Andrew DeGraff, map the worlds of fiction.

Selfies recently took a turn for the higher-brow, with the Guardian’s invitation to submit photos of your “bookface.”

Covers become higher-tech, too, thanks to artist Javier Jenson’s addition of subtle GIFs to some classic images.

And finally, Jennie Ottinger’s way of modernizing certain classics was to illustrate — with facetious summaries — books that many readers will never finish.

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