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Making A List: Five Book Covers Dress Up For Halloween

Books like to dress up for Halloween too. Check out these five classics that came to the costume party disguised as different genres.

1. To Kill a Mockingbird. In this Polish edition of Harper Lee’s classic, Boo Radley holds Scout and Jem hostage in the Radley House of Horrors. He gives them twenty-four hours to escape, using only chewing gum, twine, Indian-head pennies, and miniature soap sculptures.


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Making A List: Literary Halloween Costumes

by Ana Alvarez, Lookout Books Intern

It’s hard to believe Halloween is just around the proverbial Gregorian Calendar corner. I’m a strong proponent of literary-themed costumes, so here are a few costume ideas for the book nerd in all of us.
1. Miss Havisham from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

To complete the Havisham look, all you need is a wedding dress and a gray wig. If you want to be gutsy, bring a cake along. Give men the stink-eye.

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