If you’re a fan of the PEANUTS Comic Strip then you gotta be familiar with Chip Kidd’s latest book, ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the Peanuts (Abrams). It has been getting some amazing press (Thank God) and here is a very good example. Please check out this LINK to an in-depth discussion that Chip Kidd recently had with the Houston Chronicle.
We wanna thank them for a wonderful interview and we wanna share it with you. So, please CLICK HERE!
Over at the Official Website for AM NEW YORK they have an amazing Reporter named SCOTT A. ROSENBERG and he interviewed Chip Kidd about his latest book he co-authored with Geoff Spear titled, “ONLY WHAT’S NECESSARY: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of the Peanuts”! (Published by Abrams).
Here’s a LINK to check it out and please remember to share this site on your favorite social media outlets, thanks!
We just wanted to sent out a quick THANK YOU to the WALL STREET JOURNAL Reporter Daniel Handler for his amazing book review of Chip Kidd’s latest book, Only What’s Necessary: Charles M Schulz and the Art of Peanuts (Abrams ComicArts).
The book has a release date of October 20th so it should be in stores now. Also, please be sure to visit their website to check out the review, just CLICK HERE!
Wow, what an honor! The CHICAGO TRIBUNE Newspaper recently featured a book review for Chip Kidd’s latest book in the TED TALKS Book Series titled, “JUDGE THIS.” (Simon & Schuster, in stores now). OK, normally we add a link to the review, and we are doing that HERE, but you will need to register at the Chicago Tribune to read their article. Sorry for the inconvenience but we had to share this wonderful news anyway.
Louise Angrilli, over at the Melbourne Review of Books website, recently posted a fresh review on Chip Kidd’s latest book titled, “JUDGE THIS.”. This new book is a part of the TED TALKS book series published by Simon & Schuster (in stores now).
Reading the review you can tell that Louise really loves both Books and Graphic Design. Her article has a lot of depth and we always appreciate well-written reviews. Thanks Louise!
We wanted to give a quick shout-out and thanks to a cool “Book Review” website named THE HUNGRY READER. They recently posted a wonderful review for Chip Kidd’s latest book in the TED TALKS Book Series titled, JUDGE THIS (Simon & Schuster). They did an amazing job on it and even included a ton of great reference photos, thanks guys!
Here’s some book news we’re pretty excited about! Over at the WINK! Book Lover Blog, they do super-excellent book reviews, a new book designed by Chip Kidd was recently reviewed. We’re talking about Haruki Murakami’s latest book, The Strange Library (Knopf).
Now, there are three really cool things about this review:
1. They talk about Haruki Murakami’s writing style and the complex story line.
2. They mention Chip Kidd as the Graphic Designer of the book, and…
3. The book review got syndicated on the BOING BOING website and traffic for this article has gone totally nuts!
So, thank you, thank you, thank you to Wink! and Boing Boing! You guys ROCK!!
Kit Reed, one of the fine reporters over at the MIAMI HERALD Newspaper Blog, recently wrote a really great book review for Haruki Murakami’s latest book titled, “The Strange Library” (Knopf).
OK, not to brag or anything, but we’re really happy about this review because they do mention that Chip Kidd designed it (both the cover and inside contents) and that almost never happens! Plus, Kit Reed did a super-excellent job at covering the ideas behind Murakami’s story concept.
Please be sure to check it out by clicking right HERE!
This post is a quick shout-out and “thank you” to the EPILOGUE: EPIC READS FOR TEENS website for posting a wonderful book review on Chip Kidd’s latest book titled, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” (Workman). It’s always exciting to come across these things on the web, we love it!
Something pretty amazing recently happened over at THE NEW YORKER Magazine website. One of their reporters, Roland Kelts, published a story titled, “ILLUSTRATING MURAKAMI”. It covers the release of Haruki Murakami’s latest book, “The Strange Library” (Knopf).
But this is no ordinary book review. The thing we’re very excited about is that it’s main focus is the design of the book and they mention that it was designed by Chip Kidd. For those who don’t know, the book is illustrated inside with many photos and graphics and Mr. Kelts really seemed to enjoy that.
So, thank you to him, and the New Yorker, for the wonderful news coverage. We really appreciate that. We would also like to mention that this article got picked-up by many other blogs and book-related websites and it seems to be going crazy!
Are you a fan of comic book history? Well, if you are, then you need to check out the latest book written by Jill Lepore titled, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman” (Knopf, in stores now). It not only covers the story of this iconic American comic book character but it also chronicles the life of her creator, William Moulton Marston. This guy was pretty amazing. Besides creating this enduring female superhero he is also responsible for inventing the Lie Detector. Yes, the “torture device” used by the FBI.
Oh yeah, did we mention that he also had a wife… and a mistress. He fathered children with both of them, and they all secretly lived together in Rye, N.Y. This was in a time when this sort of thing was unheard of. Jill Lepore does an excellent job covering his life in all it’s glorious details. I also guess that we should mention that the book cover was designed by Chip Kidd, ha!
The NPR BOOKS PODCAST recently interviewed Jill Lepore about this book and you can hear it, in it’s entirety, right here:
Also, maybe after you listen to the podcast, you might wanna check out their website for the actual book review, it’s pretty good too, just CLICK HERE!
Yes! We want to give a quick thank you, and shout-out, to Joseph Peschel over at the Washington Post Newspaper for writing a very thoughtful and well-researched book review for Haruki Murakami’s latest book titled, “The Strange Library”. It was published by Knopf and is in stores now. The book’s cover and inside content was designed by Chip Kidd and translated into English from the original Japanese by Ted Goossen.