It’s been 400 years since William Shakespeare died, but his works are still widely read and performed today. To celebrate the Bard’s continued relevance, Penguin Books is rereleasing his works with swanky new designs. Up first: the great tragedies of Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet. The art and design for the new editions were done by Manuja Waldia with art direction by Paul Buckley. Check out the cool animation of the new covers above, and check out the books when they go on sale on March 29th. 3 Responses New covers for Shakespeare books from Penguin are astonishing (video) March 16, 2016 […] Via Electric Literature. […] Reply 21 mars 2016 – sju länktips | bearbooks March 21, 2016 […] skrudar om samtliga titlar av William […] Reply Book Empire Vol. 114 – Bored to Death book club March 27, 2016 […] Penguin is releasing some swanky Shakespeare book designs […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.