The MacGuffin

Book cover of The MacGuffin Author: Stanley Elkin
Year: 1991
Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780671673246

Fred fought hard to get the publisher to eliminate the italic repetition of the title, “The MacGuffin.” After all, the whole point of a MacGuffin is neglecting to notice what’s in plain sight. He wanted the reader to find the name of the book! Alas, the marketers won.
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