W.W. Norton & Company 2021

The Influencer Gatsby

On this cover, Jay Gatsby, famous for gazing longingly across the bay at the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock, instead turns his gaze towards the camera. Maybe she’ll like his post on Instagram, though?


It’s appropriately moody. It features a dock. Gatsby is wearing white. The horizon evenly splits the photograph into a grid. Long Island really is that gray.


A least one too many fonts.

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