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T rue fans of Chimamanda Adichie would have noticed that Half of a Yellow Sun, Americanah, and We Should All Be Feminists have all been spotting new covers for a while now.

It turns out the covers are part of a series design made by Joan Wong. Wong designs covers for some of the top publishing houses, one of which is Random House, who publishes Adichie’s work.

From the chalky type face to the bold colors, and simplicity of the design, these covers are downright gorgeous!

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

One Response to “Adichie’s Classics Get Makeover in Cover Design Series” Subscribe

  1. Yiro Abari High 2016/02/29 at 06:54 #

    It’s a way of reinventing the books and I love it.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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