Popular Nigerian award winning visual artist, Victor Ehikhamenor, recently shared a copy of Chimamanda’s new cover of Americanah on his Facebook page with the caption below;
"Creating a cover for a book is akin to making a customized wedding gown. My new cover of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah for @farafinabooks just landed on my desk. It’s always a pleasure working with the Farafina crew and the author".
Ehikhamenor who is internationally recognized for his spectacular works of art was commissioned to do the custom artwork for the cover.
It's great to know that such great literary effort and synergy was deployed in producing the Nigerian edition of this astonishing book. The book is set to hit stores in December, but for readers who want to grab a copy before December, can do so at the Ake art and book festival coming up next week from the 18th - 22nd November in Abeokuta, Ogun State.