Synopses & Reviews
“I only read it for the articles.” Few modern punch lines (and lies!) are as iconic as this one. But humor and good writing aside, the true allure of Playboy
are the magazines spectacular cover images. The stunning women who graced these covers enticed millions from the fifties through the new millennium.
Now Hugh Hefner has chosen 200 of Playboys breathtaking, innovative covers for this lush retrospective, digitally reproduced and in color. Acclaimed author and long-time Playboy writer Damon Brown explores how the magazines newsstand decisions made an indelible impact on American culture, while ultimate Playmate Pamela Anderson provides an illuminating foreword.
This lush retrospective showcases 200 of Playboy's most breathtaking, innovative covers—personally chosen by Hugh Hefner himself and digitally reproduced in full color! Acclaimed author and long-time Playboy writer Damon Brown explores the magazine's impact on American culture, while ultimate Playmate Pamela Anderson provides an illuminating foreword.