Books Roy G. Biv An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color by Jude Stewart Hardcover, pages cm, St Martins Press, List Price: $22 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleRoy G. BivSubtitleAn Exceedingly Surprising Book About ColorAuthorJude Stewart Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A design expert and writer provides readers with a whole new way of looking at the world around us, bringing it all vividly to life, from Sweden's "black socks of envy" to Britain's pink-colored machismo. Read an excerpt of this book Genres: Nonfiction Art & Design Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR Reviews, Interviews and More Read An Excerpt NPR stories about Roy G. Biv Author Interviews Read The Rainbow: 'Roy G. Biv' Puts New Spin On Color Wheel September 15, 2013 Pink isn't just for girls — it's also for battleships. In a new book, design writer and synesthete Jude Stewart looks at color from linguistic, scientific and historical perspectives. Read The Rainbow: 'Roy G. Biv' Puts New Spin On Color Wheel Listen · 5:34 5:34 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/222075589/222703807" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Note: Book excerpts are provided by the publisher and may contain language some find offensive. Excerpt: Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color Facebook Twitter Google+ Email September 13, 201311:53 AM ET Click here for a larger version. Click here for a larger version. Click here for a larger version. Click here for a larger version. Click here for a larger version. From Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color by Jude Stewart. Copyright 2013 by Jude Stewart. Excerpted by permission of Bloomsbury USA.