That title is ridiculously hard to read, even close up. The cover just looks like one big scribble, especially from a distance.
Also this book, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close:
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I really like this design because it ties so well to the content of the book:
- The book's about censorship - and you can't even read the title.
- The title is 'you can't read this book' and you can't read the title.
I'm not sure whether the next example should be classed as successful or not.