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What’s Canada’s Most Iconic Book Cover? Help CBC Books Find Out
July 17, 2013
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They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. But there's no reason we can't judge the covers of our books.

That's the idea behind CBC Books' new bracket competition to determine Canada's Most Iconic Book Cover.

After soliciting recommendations from Canadians, the team narrowed the field to 32 covers that might have what it takes to win the title of "most iconic."

Now it's up to you: you can head to the CBC Books site to vote in each round of the competition. If you've got a strong feeling about a specific cover ('The Handmaid's Tale'? 'I Have To Go'? 'The Hockey Sweater', perhaps?), you can return to the site for each subsequent round and make sure you vote for it.

You've got until Sunday, July 21 at 11:59 pm to vote on the pair-ups in this round.

And as the Books team says, they've done their best to find out who designed each of the covers that's in competition, but they're missing a few.

If you know anything they don't, you can email them - the info's on their page.

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