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'The Bell Jar' Cover Inspires Online Parodies

When the UK publisher Faber released the cover art for a 50th anniversary edition of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, online critics attacked the controversial cover image. What do you think? Below, we've collected parody book covers inspired by the updated cover, including A Hunger Games-themed cover


  1. Here is the new cover for the classic book...

  2. Here are a few of the parody covers created by Twitter readers.

  3. The controversy also inspired other readers to create new covers for other classic works of literature...

  4. One reader compared the original cover art to the new cover art for "The Bell Jar."

  5. Other readers shared other cover images from previous editions of The Bell Jar.

  6. Finally, one reader dug up the original review of The Bell Jar.