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Our iconic Remembrance Day cover is featured in Ian Birch’s ‘Uncovered’

Grab tickets to watch editor Paul McNamee speak at the British Library at an event celebrating the world’s most revolutionary magazine covers

If you know The Big Issue then you will already know the importance of a magazine cover – and a new book is celebrating the most iconic global covers since the 1950s, including us.

Industry veteran Ian Birch has put together the hardest-hitting, revolutionary magazine covers from heavyweights like Time, The New Yorker, Private Eye and more for his book Uncovered: Revolutionary Magazine Covers.

The Big Issue takes pride of place among them with our Remembrance Day 2014 cover featuring Bryan Adams’ poignant photo of Sgt Rick Clement, who lost his legs while serving in Afghanistan in 2010.

As Big Issue editor Paul McNamee puts it: “I thought, that’s the reality of what we’re talking about. They go away as happy young boys and they come back with no limbs.

“It’s classic-looking but at the same time shocking.”

Paul McNamee will be speaking at an event celebrating the book at London’s British Library on October 16th. More details can be found here.

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The book is available from October 4 through Octopus.

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