A 5×8" 186-page book with semi-automatic line justification (28 lines per page). A demanding text to set “ﬂow” due to the many short ¶s. Written by one of the leading figures of contemporary Turkish literature, recipient of the Academy of Turkish Language Award, amongst others. Translated into English by New York and Istanbul-based theater artist and poet Fulya Peker. Typesetting time: 4 weeks in 5 design sessions; 4 proofing files.
Cover design details:
5×8", spine size 0.396" (186 pp.).
Cover design features Egon Schiele’s Male Nude with Red Loincloth (1914). The handwritten typeface is SA Ahoy Dreamer (also used in ¶ first-lines inside). The synopsis on the back is typeset in three narrow columns to convey the drift and the ﬂow of time in the dialogues by the human “voices.”