Contemporary Pop Art Covers for ‘Lolita,’ ‘Brave New World,’ and Other Classic Novels


Brussels-based artist Levente Szabó has gone ahead and done that thing we all love, designing new book covers for a bunch of iconic titles — and putting his final results, as well as the earlier layouts, online for all of us to look at and enjoy.

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Even though there are plenty of great covers of Nabokov’s Lolita, this risque one does the trick.

Another book that has had its share of iconic covers, we really have to admit that this Melville’s classic could use a makeover like this.

The pig head from Lord of the Flies works for this creepy cover.

The front and back of Joseph Heller’s Catch-22.

Guy Montag’s silhouette graces this cover of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

Turn on, tune in, drop out, and reread Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.

I, Robot, Isaac Asimov