Dover Thrift Editions 2021

The Drab Gatsby

The Cadillac of low-quality books, Dover Thrift Editions has published similarly pedestrian and lifeless covers for Dracula, Jane Eyre, and dozens of other classics in the public domain.

Pros

It depicts a yellow car traveling at speed sufficient to blow a scarf.

Cons

The pairing of a cheap, contemporary sans with capitalized, small-caps serif atop a clumsily mechanical gradient is a typographical crime.


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