Judging a book by its cover

Have you ever chosen a book in a bookshop, just by looking at the cover of the book? I cannot remember that I have ever done it. There is another side to covers. At times I am confused because the very same title has received several covers. Sometimes it is due to the country in which the book is published, maybe the Nigerian cover is different from the American cover.

In this article the writer Kwanele Sosibo  takes a closer look at the cover of books by the Nigerian and / or American author Nnedi Okorafor. 

Nnedi Okorafor and the front covers of her book What Sunny Saw in the Flames. Photo: Joe Mazza/BraveLux


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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