Classic Book Covers Revamped As Street Art [Pics]

Classic Book Covers Revamped As Street Art [Pics]

Literary classics are made more appealing to the younger generation.

Ross Brooks

Penguin UK Books has decided to revamp the covers for ten literary classics by employing the help of ten world-renowned street artists. As you can imagine, the result is a striking visual impact with rock solid content to back it up.


Some of the books included in the series are Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Jonathan Coe’s What a Carve up!, Nick Hornby’s How to be Good and William Boyd’s Armadillo.


The street artists came from all corners of the world including people such as Belgian-born ROA, Australian The Yok and many more. Each of their unique styles brings a fresh perspective to familiar stories.


UK bookseller Foyles even held a launch event for the new series of redesigned books at London’s Southbank, a hub of street activity in the city.


Check out the other book covers below:

Penguin UK Books

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