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Chip Kidd

  1. backstories
    The Stories Behind Haruki Murakami’s Most Iconic Book CoversA sense of “inimitable, cozy alienation” hangs over each of Kidd’s book covers — a description that also applies to Murakami’s best novels.
  2. Chip Kidd’s 10 Favorite BooksJohn Updike, J.D. Salinger, and more.
  3. gossipmonger
    Madonna Insists on Kabbalah Water; Leighton Meester Prefers TequilaMadge’s divorce details and the antics of ‘Gossip Girl’ stars continue to amuse us in today’s gossip roundup.
  4. chat room
    Physicist-Author Brian Greene on ‘Icarus at the Edge of Time’ and What to Do If You See a Black HoleGreene raps with Vulture about his new book and working with Chip Kidd.
  5. 21 questions
    Chip Kidd Walks Fast and Likes a Stiff Drink Name: Chip KiddAge: 43Occupation: Associate art director at Knopf, singer and percussionist in the band artbreak, and the author of two novels, The Cheese Monkeys and the recently published The Learners. Neighborhood: Upper East Side, “on the same street that Lucy and Ricky used to live on.” Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? I guess Truman Capote — he falls into all four of those categories. What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York? Not a fair question at all. Recently, it’s a tie between Una Pizza Napoletana and the new Blue Ribbon Sushi. In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? I mainly surf eBay, porn, MySpace, the Drudge Report, and Ain’t It Cool News, all punctuated by fits of designing book covers.
  6. last night's gig
    Designer Chip Kidd’s Band Gives Live Happy EndingLove was in the air at the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series last night.