joseph heller

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The Great Book Cover Project by Levente Szabo

Love these. Belgian artist Levente Szabo redesigns the covers of his favourite books. Done in Photoshop with handwritten lettering.

  1. The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger
  2. The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  3. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  4. Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  5. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  6. 1984 by George Orwell
  7. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  8. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  9. Blindness by Jose Saramago
  10. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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Handwritten outlines for great works of literature

The always awesome Flavorwire just posted these outlines, hand-scrawled by famous authors. Goes to show; there is no set way to plan a story… but you need a plan all the same. See more here.

  1. Joseph Heller’s chart outline for Catch-22.
  2. Part of Jennifer Egan’s plan for her short story Black Box.
  3. Sylvia Plath’s outline for The Bell Jar.
  4. J.K. Rowling’s plan for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  5. James Salter’s outline for Light Years.
  6. Henry Miller’s manuscript plan for Tropic of Capricorn.
  7. Norman Mailer’s character timeline for Harlot’s Ghost.