hardcover hardcover  /ˈhɑrd ˌkə vər/


  1. (n) a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
  2. (adj) having a hard back or cover


  1. Nor will it be the luxurious quality of the production a hardcover with a die-cut dust-jacket that lets a character peek through from the cover.
  2. But later I discovered that Amazon's bookstore was selling the new hardcover for $17.
  3. This hardcover collects Woodring's most toothsome fine art paintings and charcoal drawings.


  1. New Xulon Book Shares Method to Obtain Life-Changing Results

    MAITLAND, Fla., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of John R. Gunn's new book, Be the Best at Who You Are: 75 Life-Shaping Bible Proverbs ($13.99, paperback, 978-1-62509-887-0; $22.99, hardcover, 978-1-62509-888-7; $6.99, e-book, 978-1-62509-889-4) readers will learn...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. This week's best-selling books 6/9/2013

    on June 9, 2013     Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  3. Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

    Hardcover fiction
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

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  1. "I've reached a lot of readers who don't like the higher cost of hardcover books," Scott Adams said.
    on Jul 20, 2006 By: Scott Adams Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It really devalues books and hurts all the retailers of hardcover books," Murdoch said. "We're not against electronic books--quite the contrary, but we want some room to maneuver in it."
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. Auletta quotes a "close associate" of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as saying,"What Amazon really wanted to do was make the price of e-books so low that people would no longer buy hardcover books. Then the next shoe to drop would be to cut publishers out...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Ken Auletta Source: True/Slant

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