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The Loaded Bookshelf

I'm an Editor in book publishing. All opinions are my own.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
John Berendt
American Rust
Philipp Meyer
The First Rumpole Omnibus
John Mortimer

Coverflip and Maureen Johnson are Awesome

Maureen Johnson challenged her followers on Twitter to dream up opposite gender covers for famous books (i.e. to make a book by a guy look feminine, or vice versa), as an exercise to demonstrate the arbitrariness of marketing based solely on the gender of the author.  The above link compiles an amazing collection of the results.