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The 20 Most Iconic Book Covers Ever

“Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.” ― Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison (1914 - 1994)Author and Educator. He is best known for his novel, Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953. He is included in the group of great African-American authors of the 20th Century. Born Mar. 1, 1913, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

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The psychology of winning. (More design inspiration at

"What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?" -Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

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Jazz Inspired Book Covers

"Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison | Cover design by Cardon Webb | via

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Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison