Spiders of Allah

spidersofallah.jpgI recently had the opportunity to illustrate the cover of Spiders of Allah, by journalist James Hider. The book is a first hand account of his experiences as a journalist in the Middle East. What a great book – satiric, sad, ironic, and all too honest. I learned many things by reading this book, not only about the Middle East but about the United States as well. I recommend it highly. The US edition will be released by St. Martin’s Press on June 23. You can pre-order it from Amazon.com  HERE. Spiders of Allah is Mr. Hider’s first book – congratulations! You can read the book review in Time magazine HERE.

4 Responses to “Spiders of Allah”

  1. Eliot Brown Says:

    Wow, Ron, evocative cover, beautiful. This guy was interviewed on the local NPR outlet up here. Sounded like an above-average book on a tough subject.

  2. greg betza Says:

    great job Ron. really nice to see your work on a cover, it draws you right in! (no pun intended)

  3. gabi campanario Says:

    fantastic cover Ronnie! really impactful, it’s going to stand out on the bookstores

  4. admin Says:

    Hey guys, thanks for your comments. I’m looking forward to seeing the book on the shelves at the bookstore myself! It’s really a fantastic book, I hope you all get the chance to read it. – Ron

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