The Black Terrorist (Diasporic Africa Press)
I've completed a full book design for an English edition of The Black Terrorist, a historical novel about the French Resistance and colonial contribution to it. After escaping from German forces in World War II, Addi Ba  encounters members of the French Resistance and leads a Resistance network.
The cover photo features the real Addi Ba , ca. 1940.
The book jacket.
Page layout for the print edition. Our aim was to keep it simple and elegant.
This was a fun layout, because it lacked any sort of chapter head, so each unnamed chapter simply starts on the next page, marked with whitespace. We used a simple section break marker for subchapters. Here's the book on my 5th gen...
...and here's a spread view in iBooks (OSX).
Here's a look at the ebook in the Kindle desktop app...
...and here it is in iBooks for iOS.
Diasporic Africa Press is a nonprofit publisher focusing on works that describe African cultural impact. I've worked with them for a number of years now, and it's always a treat--because the books they feature are always fascinating. A couple years ago, I built a consistent branding / style direction for all the non-fiction works they publish, and we've been using it for those works ever since:
And  you can read more about that here.
The Black Terrorist (Diasporic Africa Press)
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The Black Terrorist (Diasporic Africa Press)

I've completed a full book design for an English edition of The Black Terrorist, a historical novel about the French Resistance and colonial cont Read More
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