This BuzzFeed post is headed “Here’s a reminder of things your Kindle will never, ever do”. However I am sorry to say it’s also something your established book publisher is also unlikely ever to do. This sort of elaborate cover incorporating printing and stamping on good quality book cloth just costs too much nowadays. It is unnecessary anyway in a world in which a hardback is held to be indecently naked if not dressed out with a jacket. Plus that firm tightly-woven, almost waxy-finish book cloth is just not manufactured any longer.

My favorite is: