The book: About a Mountain by John D’Agata
The first sentence: “If you take the population of Las Vegas, Nevada, and you divide that number by the number of days in the year, there should be 5,000 people in the city and its suburbs with a birthday on the same day Las Vegas began.”
The cover designer: Steve Attardo
The bathing suit: Printed Surf One Piece by Free People. $249.