Ellison was a musician — a trumpet player who later became a writer — and this book cover could easily become a record sleeve. http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/12/19/books/20favorite-book-covers-4.html
Here a ultra low credenza 'Paola' designed by Oswald Vermaercke for V-form. This Belgium production is created first in 1959 and was named to our Belgium queen who married at the time with Albert our King. Remarks of Danish influence is remarkable in the Paola line. The design is minimalist and simple in line. The structure is Functional and decorative. This Ultra low credenza has all the looks it need.