Stories and Shades: Book Covers Paired with Sunglasses

Stories and Shades: Book Covers Paired with Sunglasses

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It’s outdoor reading season, and if you’re going to soak up some rays, we’d recommend protecting your eyes with some sunglasses. Luckily for you, you won’t have to sacrifice style for function. Here, we’ve rounded up some of 2018’s buzziest books and matched shades to each cover.

Hide behind some shades of your own in these bright red glasses.

These over-the-top sunnies will set your heart a-flutter.

These snazzy black and white glasses echo the gleaming coat of the Great Dane gracing The Friend’s cover.

Pay subtle tribute to the tree of the cover of Chloe Benjamin’s novel with these low-key but classic wooden frames.

These flame aviators recall the fire on the cover of Shobha Rao’s engrossing novel.

Coordinate your eyewear with the golden tree on the front of An American Marriage with these sleek metallic sunnies.

Feel free to don these adorable spotted shades while reading Zadie Smith’s essays.

Want to match Zarin Wadia on the cover of Tanaz Bhathena’s novel? Look no further for the perfect eyewear.

The rainbow of brushstrokes on Tom Rachman’s The Italian Teacher will be an artistic match with these speckled shades.

Elizabeth Rowe
Elizabeth was an American Studies major at Georgetown University, and is currently getting her MFA in nonfiction writing at Columbia University. She spends entirely too much time and money at the Strand, where she once saw Daniel Radcliffe. Her current obsession is the My Struggle series by Karl Ove Knausgaard, and she thoroughly embarrassed herself when she met him shortly after the release of volume four (and she has the photos to prove it).

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