Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said Esber, أدونيس)
A 5×8" 206-page book, bilingual English/French copy, with semi-automatic line justification (28 lines per page) with endnotes. The text renders several live interviews with Nobel nominee Adonis (Arabic poetry). Set in Adobe Garamond Premier. Typesetting time: 20 weeks in 23 design sessions; 11 proofing files.
Cover design details:
5×8", spine size 0.472" (206pp.).
Cover design features a portrait of the poet from the time and location of the interview, by photographer Patricia Huchot-Boissier, and the elegant display version of Adobe Garamond Premier Light. The back cover text is divided into two vertically justified columns, one for each language (English/French).