1. Quantum of Solace hardcover shortlisted for British Book Design and Production Award

    By Matt Weston on 2009-08-07 reports that last year’s hardcover release of Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories has been nominated in the Best Jacket/Cover Design category at the 2009 British Book Design and Production Awards.

    Quantum of Solace brought together all nine of Ian Fleming’s Bond short stories to coincide with the release of the film of the same name.

    The book was designed by Angus Hyland and Fabian Herrmann of Pentagram; its cloth-covered boards feature a silver embossed image of 007’s weapon of choice, the Walther PPK. The book is encased in a manilla cardboard wraparound, featuring the details of Bond’s missions within.

    The British Book Design and Production Awards will be held on 29 October 2009 at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel. For more information, visit the British Book Design and Production Awards website, where the full shortlist will be available to view on Monday.

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