NABOKV-L post 0018592, Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:54:10 -0300

Re: Book designer: Jackets are his racket ...

Sandy Klein: Complete article at following URL:
Book designer: Jackets are his racket/ "Chip Kidd has become one of the best-known graphic artists in the United States, designing book covers for Cormac McCarthy, David Sedaris and other literary notables....As the most prominent book-jacket designer in the nation, Kidd has created memorable images ranging from the terrifying T-Rex on Michael Crichton's "Jurassic Park" to the stark subtlety of "The Original of Laura," Vladimir Nabokov's final, unfinished novel."

JM: Chip Kidd has been designing covers for Nabokov long before "The Original of Laura", at least in Brazil.
Nabokov's novels, in translation, with Kidd's covers are: ADA OU ARDOR (2005);DEFESA LUJIN, A (2008) ;DETALHES DE UM PÔR-DO-SOL (2002) ;FOGO PÁLIDO (2004);LOLITA (1994) ;MACHENKA (1995) ;PERFEIÇÃO (1996) ;PESSOA EM QUESTÃO, A (1994) ;PNIN (1997) ;RISO NO ESCURO (1998)

karen's review of Chip Kidd: Book One: Work: 1986-2006
this book is like bookporn; me drooling over ... The best one is the Lolita cover for Brazilians. Those lucky Brazilians! ...

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