This is a weekly thing created by Books by Proxy, but currently run by Lynn’s Book Blog.
This week’s theme: “The question of whether or not we are alone in the universe… has been answered” – a cover featuring something/somebody historic
My pick: The Diary of Frida Kahlo
Paperback (1998) by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC | Hardcover (1995) by Norma | Hardcover (1998) by Harry N. Abrams
Arabic (2011) by دار نينوى للدراسات والنشر والتوزيع | Hardcover (2001) by La vaca independiente | Czech (2003) by Labyrint
Italian (2014) by Electa | Serbian (2002) by Clio
I’ve loved Frida Kahlo’s work for a long time. People know her for her feminism, but the most important thing she’s shown me is how she conveyed the physical pain she felt. I think the 1998 cover is the only one I’ve found that really shows that part of her art.
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