You’ve Spotted More “Back of the Head” Covers

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By Neal

After spotting Friday morning’s post about the shot-from-behind look in women’s fiction book jackets, an amused Kristy Kiernan passed along the cover art to her second novel, Matters of Faith, which comes out this summer…

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(Thanks also to Jessica Allen, Jeff Golick, Clayton Moore for spotting some more books—and for establishing this particular “trend” back to at least 2006…)


Meanwhile, Elizabeth Hand wrote in to point out how the new cover Vintage put on Daniel Mason‘s A Far Country uses this imagery, and how different it is from Knopf‘s original jacket illustration:

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Any longtime GalleyCat readers feeling a mild sense of déjà vu?