Monday, March 8, 2010
Designed by Jaya Miceli, Viking, 2010. I was lucky to play a role in this project creating the wings and retouching the photo which wraps around the book. The cover is printed on pearlescent paper. This is an epic adventure story about the age-old battle between the half-human, half-angel Nephilim and the Society of Angelologists, who are bent on protecting humanity from their evil plans.
Penguin Press. Rejected comp. Joshua Foer's investigation of the US Memory Championship leads him to see if he can learn the pros' memory tricks in just one year. He ends up winning the Championship, which includes challenges like memorizing the order of a shuffled deck of cards in about a minute.