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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian writer.

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THE INTERVIEW: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on sexism, motherhood and letting creativity take over. By
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates. I just finished both, they were great
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks politics, race, and writing at Johns Hopkins via
25 famous women — including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ali Wong, Toni Morrison, and more — on their immigrant roots
Photos: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks to High School students in Washington DC
On page 74 of 300 of The Thing Around Your Neck, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A QUEEN if I ever saw one. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: "If you are a white man, you don't get to define racism."
we're loving that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is now a No. 7 ambassador - the ideal beauty representative for interesting women
Thank YOU! to these Women for writing our Thoughts! 💕 To the First Lady, With Love
Writers write thank you notes to Michelle Obama:
Adichie: «I realized that she hadn’t been waiting to exhale these past eight years» / «To the First Lady, With Love»
"To the First Lady, With Love" four beautiful tributes to our she's an iconic woman for sure
Well said by Chimamanda Adichie! A must read for all Nigerians including & -
Agree w/ Ms. Steinem on "What will she choose to do next? ... Whatever she decides, I trust her judgment."
"If feminism's goal is equal opportunity and choice, Michelle makes me feel like every choice is available."
To the First Lady, With Love, - brilliant by all but especially by Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gloria Steinem, Rashida Jones, and Jon Meacham wrote beautiful letters of love to htt…
A whose service to our country has and will continue to mark the ages. Thank you
Then Chimamanda Adichie wrote this beautiful letter to the "To the First Lady, With Love" via
"Michelle Obama may have changed history in the most powerful way — by example." -
Celebrated feminist orator and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the new face of https…
We have been lucky to have in the White House & on the campaign trail!
Adichie's "Americanah" not "Great American Novel" but "early, imperfect, admirable stab at...a Great Global Novel"
Feminist speaker and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the new face of
"In Voltaire’s terms, she cultivated her own garden, never threatening and never intimidating her neighbors."
Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and
Millie Davis embeds fascinating TED talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie emphasizing the importance of diverse lit
Not a Single Story via watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED talk re: importance of diverse lit
"Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of my new favorite books. I'm still thinking about it.
today, at the book club we are concluding Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addressed the class of 2015 at Wellesley’s 137th Commencement Exercises.
S/o to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for keeping her full name and even adding a middle one
Who *should* be afraid of Virginia Woolf? Melania Trump, who is spoofed in this amusing homage to Mrs. Dalloway: https:/…
Aside from WSBF, which other works by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie do you guys rec? (If you have read her works)
I am reading AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It's been a long time since I've been so swept away. By both story and its hard truth.
“I knew what I wanted to run to. But it didn’t exist, so I didn’t leave.” . - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow…
Race doesn't really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don't have that choice. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Brilliant short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - The Arrangements: A Work of Fiction
"Melania decided she would order the flowers herself.". - via
“Racism should never have happened and so you don't get a cookie for reducing it.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Enjoyed the story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Maybe Trumpfiction will become a new literary genre.
We asked Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for a short work of fiction about the American election. Here's what she wrote:
You travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The problem with looking in the mirror is that you never know how you ...
Win a chance to see Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Royal Festival Hall next month:
This is why Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie "quietly" gave birth:
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"Culture does not make people. People make culture" -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"You must never behave as if your life belongs to a man...Your life belongs to you and you alone." -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist
One of Africa’s most celebrated writers, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is set to receive an honorary...
"The women in my world don't have to wait because they're women." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"There are people who dislike you because you do not dislike yourself.”. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Hello Tuesday. "I am an unrepentant eavesdropper and a collector of stories." Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Reading 'Half of a Yellow Sun' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as audio book ' The miniaturist' by Jessie Burton
'08 alum Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie “Eat real food, be kind to yourself and read books”
"...a man who would be intimidated by me is exactly the kind of man I would have no interest in." ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
May was/ is the month of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded with and honorary degree by the Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, United States
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to be awarded an honorary doctorate by Johns Hopkins University https:…
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to be Awarded an Honorary Doctorate by John Hopkin...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to receive honorary degree from John Hopkins University
Just because a sista isn't able to quote Audre Lorde, Assata Shakur, or Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, don't suppress her knowledge on feminism.
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Half of a Yellow Sun is the second novel by female writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Powerful
David Brooks has killed Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, sorry guys.
Talk included by student in personal narrative on feminism: "We should all be feminists," Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I didn't expect to become so entranced with the characters but I did.
Story builds steam and then carries you to the end.
I enjoyed it and will look for more stories by this writer.
Stories can break the dignity of a people, but stories can also repair that broken dignity. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I would look for more books by this author.
Solid storyline, interesting characters, and compelling twists.
'To choose to write is to reject silence.' - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
It keeps you intrigued and interested.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Why we should all be feminists!.
“How was it possible to miss something you no longer wanted?” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah (via...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah" has me rethinking how I view Non-American Black folk. Its a lot more complex than one might think.
Angela Davis, Elaine Brown, Zadie Smith, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and so on and so on and so on…
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith on Race, Writing, and Relationships | The New York Public Library via
Again, if you haven't seen this discussion between Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, you really should:
“I was stained by failure.” ―. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple. Hibiscus. like
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's work to be handed out to every 16-year-old in Sweden:
starting my FOA for tmr. and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie . has become my role model. shes so strong and intellectual wow.
Words of wisdom from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, relevant to our discussions.
spreading the word of smart human beings, Beyoncé and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie of course ☺️
Read Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Definitely one of my favourite books now.
Latest read is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Its a great read, esp as an African American and "American African"
I'd like to thank people like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Tsitsi Dangarembga for showing me that African lit doesn't always have to look
"Feminist : a person who believes in the social political, and economic equality of the sexes." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
beyoncé and chimamanda ngozi adichie are both huge inspirations to me and i just (Vine by
Learn more about 'Half of a Yellow Sun': Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2007. .
First recommendation for Absolutely love Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's authorship.
And here's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's wonderful talk from GRID11 on her childhood
"Did things begin to exist only when they were named?" —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The fact chimamanda ngozi adichie was on flawless >
I liked a video We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TEDxEuston
"Never ever accept "Because You Are A Woman" as a reason for doing or not doing anything." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I've been personally victimized by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Thanks for the share. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a superb writer and engaging speaker. Well worth listening to her talk.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just won this major title:
'The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognising how we are.' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
i asked for americanah by chimamanda ngozi adichie for christmas but i honestly want to buy it now hMM
you're the chimamanda to my ngozi adichie (I don't fink I spelt dat right but 💞)
I believe that it is important that we recognize the equal humanity of the people with whom we inhabit this earth - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Bookspotting: Sarah is reading We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Ever won...
"The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete.". -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
makes me think of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Danger of a Single Story TEDtalk
Yup! And then there's Chimamanda Adichie- Ngozi, I hope you've read some of her stuff as well. Beautiful! :)
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Starting a new novel "Americanah" from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Totally unknown, apart from her famous
the one I'm finding a bit boring is called Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It's not bad, just not my style =\
I just bought: 'We Should All Be Feminists' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie via
go listen to ***Flawless ft Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sweetie a lot of people learned the meaning of feminism from it
3 of 5 stars to We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Baileys prize crowns Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as its 'best of the best' -
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: 10 writing advice and insight from the author of 'Americanah'
On page 474 of 541 of Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Scared for Ugwu ...
Ali Smith, Marina Keegan, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Siri Hustvedt and more in my round up of fave essay collections: http…
Our favorite books of the summer from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Phil Klay.
everybody repeat after me:. thank god Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes, talks, exists
OH SNAP!! Wait ... did you just say Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's HALF-A-YELLOW-SUN movie sucked balls?
Podcast with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and on and interesting listen:.
"There are those people who dislike you because you don't dislike yourself." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Wow this is an amazing listen, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in conversation with Zadie Smith on race, feminism & fiction http:…
[music] Largehearted Boy: Shorties (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith in… see more
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith talk writing, feminism, and race in a new podcast.
Beyoncé is an excellent bookseller. She sold thousands of copies of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah.
Listen to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith discuss writing, feminism, and race.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
I love this woman :). Watch "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: 2015 Wellesley College Commencement Speaker" on YouTube
"privilege blinds because it is the nature of privilege to blind" - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at
Forget about likeability, tell your story honestly: advice to young girls from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just dropped some more brilliant advice for women
Great piece about rereading by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: h…
Showing my 14-yr-old brother Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED talk 2 educate him abt feminism is the greatest thing ive ever done as a sibling
"Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the best-selling Nigerian author, wants American readers to know that African writers...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature -
After the release of 'BEYONCÉ' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book 'Americanah' rose 600 spots on the Amazon book chart ht…
“"...all leaders r readers. What are you currently reading?” Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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"A duel began, his hands bare, mine swinging my new weapon": a story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in TNY Monday.
A so-so weekend: joy for & blues for Guided daughter's full immersion in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Akintunde Akinleye's article on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Vogue is definitely my favourite article I've read in a long while!! 💛
We should all be feminists: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TEDx talk is filled with grace, humour & love
“Olikoye”, a short story on the power of vaccinations by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Check it: this week on the blog "Spot the Africa" a post inspired by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
What famous person would you like to meet? — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, or Nicki Minaj! They're both amazing wome...
finished Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and gave it 5 stars
Feel like I need to share Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche in Vogue Today I'm Wearing again bc she's so chic I can't even ❤️❤️ http…
Storytelling: the danger of a single story ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie~ via http…
As much as I love the Flawless remix, I wish the radio played the original version with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to like inspire people
"I was immediately drawn to her" on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Read the Vogue profile: htt…
Reading by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.so far I like it (and, if you know me, that means a lot).
there is no one on this Earth I will ever respect and admire more than Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
beautiful + intelligent = flawless “Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is so beautiful.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "We should all be inspires more every time.
"This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles."
Feel so inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's speech 'The Danger of a Single Story'.
How awesome is this: Books by Nigerian writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ben Okri and Chinua Achebe appeared on a...
Chimamanda: Inspiration to aspiring writers Published on THE NATION August 22, 2014 Written by Uzoaganobi Ebuka. An average Nigeria reader must have read one of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s books or at least heard of her and her numerous awards. Aspiring writers, however, who have not read and appreciated Adichie’s writing skills have either not made their career choices out of passion or are not serious about their career. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is unarguably the foremost female Nigerian writer and the youngest most influential Nigerian author of our time. This internationally acclaimed young wordsmith has authored three awe- inspiring novels, and counting; first, in 2003, she came out with “Purple Hibiscus”. While the masterpiece was still making waves and fetching her fame and accolades, she re-surfaced even stronger in 2006 with “Half of a Yellow Sun”, whose screen adaptation viewership was recently approved by the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). In 2013, she released her th ...
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of my top books for 2014. Recently started good so far.
Was buying books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Amy Tan. Smiley cashier asked if I had seen the South-Asian lit section.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most prominent contemporary African authors. Her book Americanah won the National Book Critics Circle Award for
Def tryna pick up something by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's excerpt on how gender roles effect boys is FLAWLESS !
in the middle of watching a Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speech and my wifi stopped working 😓
Gorgeous TED talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about + the healing power of telling a story:
"Pls Reblog/Like if you’re a WOC under 25 and you googled Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s speech..."
“This was love, to be eager for tomorrow.” — Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"These people will make you become aggressive just to hold your dignity." -Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Really enjoying it. Need some fantasy next. Fairies, trolls and warlocks.
Absolutely loved this speech by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
also Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao but Junot Diaz
So, late to the party on this one, but am stating my latest reading adventure by diving into Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Video: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her book Americanah and racial identity with NPR’s Michele...
"Show a people as one thing, and only one thing, over and over, and that is what they become." —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie …
BOOK LIST. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie comes highly recommended, although I have not read it…
Belated review of Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah as 'a powerful book about race'. Have you read it yet?.
"I don't think there's an English word I dislike more than 'emasculation.'" -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Replug: my thoughts on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah
"We make them feel as though being born female, they're already guilty of something." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I would listen to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's speeches all day
I woke up like this , you flawless :) ♫ ***Flawless (feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie) by —
Next month is reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. We'll be discussing it on 3 December at 9pmGMT. Join us!
Everyone should be a feminist. You've come a long way, Baby, but we've got much more work ahead!
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This needs repeating: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explains why we need the word "feminist".
Might check in with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie tonight with 📚
dream date: we're in each other's arms in bed, watching chimamanda ngozi adichie's ted talk, he turns to me and says "...wow. I get it now."
Devouring by this weekend. A great read. Get it here:
Strong men love strong women. by one of our favorite's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Twins who are amongst my Olanna & Kainene in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun theme.
"We teach girls to shrink themselves;. to make themselves smaller". Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We never get a front cover photo of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writing or Angelina Jolie of preparing one of her political speeches.
Inspiring train read this am - We Should all be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"One day she looked at him and felt as though she had swallowed a star" - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Gorgeous line.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of those writers who's so good it makes me want to give up.
Watching Half of a Yellow Sun on Starz with Based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
it's a recent hit and it's on alix radio Beyonc� - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie- ***Flawless
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: "We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are"
Finally done. Need to get around to getting more of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's books
…I came out today with a copy of Lauren Owen's THE QUICK and with a firm plan to buy Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's AMERICANAH next month.
"Culture does not make people, people make culture"- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Link to review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest novel .
"Half a Yellow Sun" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is SUCH a stunning book about the Nigerian Civil War! Please do read it!
Half of a Yellow Sun,an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book of the same name...Starring Thandie Newton.Good Filimu mdara.
Learned about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie today in class. That woman is phenomenal.
Melissa Harris-Perry, Maya Rudolph, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan...I could go on. And I love that I could go on.
Jonathan Cape graphic memoirist, Alison Bechdel, has won one of the world’s most prestigious, high-profile and highest-paid grants, the Macarthur Fellowship. She is named as one of 21 winners to receive $ 625,000. Given out yearly to people working in any field, the no-strings-attached stipends are paid out over five years and are intended to allow recipients “maximum freedom to follow their own creative visions”. They are widely known as “genius” grants, and have gone in the past to literary names including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, David Foster Wallace, Junot Diaz, Jonathan Lethem, Anne Carson and William Gaddis. Alison was interview by the Guardian about her reaction to winning the prize:
Amazing TED talk on stories, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is wonderful:
If anyone's looking for a book to read you should try Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Just finished it & loved it.
Happy birthday to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! She was born in Enugu, Nigeria on this day in 1977. “Our histories cling to us. We are shaped by where we come from.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
20.defining.moments. . 19. You were born on the same day as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Just purchased my next Audio-book Americanah UNABRIDGED By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Narrated By Adjoa Andoh Have heard great things about this one. Have others ahead in line, but gonna go directly here.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie came to the Guardian book club to talk about Americanah: via
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has brought Ifemelu's blog in 'Americanah' to life with 'The Small Redemptions Of Lagos.'
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Happy birthday - A novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I loved AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and have heard Karen Joy Fowler's WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES is good!
Happy birthday to the most fearless woman around - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Me and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have the same bday.., virgos
nothing recently lol, but songs like When Say Yes & Flawless with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, makes me think it's Michelle's ideas
Happy birthday to one of my favorite contemporary authors, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
happy birthday to the great Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Happy birthday to the fearless, flawless bae of all baes, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Congrats to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, winner of the National Book Critics Circle prize!
''I would like to think of Chinua Achebe as a writer whose work gave me permission to write my own stories''- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Thank you, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for reminding me of the difference between good writing and incredible writing.
5 stars to Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Uncomfortable to read at times. Important ideas. Beautifully written.
Half of a Yellow Sun. It was so engaging. Couldn't put it down, like all Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie books.
Man. I love Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & what she does! One of the few african women I really look up to.
Girls are taught to be successful, but not too successful otherwise they will threaten the man-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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What’s the one book you think everyone should be required to read? — Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
this is the whole speech by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie "We Should All be Feminists" (sampled on a Beyonce song)
Just finished Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! It was VERY honest! Definitely made me think.
I am kind of genial making the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's speech on flawless.
Fans of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie eager to see 'Half of A Yellow Sun', you're in luck!
"Half of a Yellow Sun" is a thought provoking movie*** Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's historical novel tells us much about our global selves***
Help yourself to more Americanah with this Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie interview.
Now I understand why Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sites him as one of her greatest influences. I love how they write about what's real to them.
If you have not read 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - do so now. It changes how you view the world and is totally gripping.
Thank you Beyonce! I might never have found Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie without you!
“To have money, it seemed, was to be consumed by money.” . ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah
She did? Oh no. "Literary Queen, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said Flora Nwapa is from Anambra State. I have died o."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's speech at the event marking Willie Obiano's hundred days as Governor of Anambra State
Human beings have an ability to love different people, in different leagues, and sometimes at the same time ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I often make the mistake of thinking that something that is obvious to me is also obvious to everyone else. -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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We’ve unveiled the finalists for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction! Congratulations to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Edwidge Danticat, Donna Tartt, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Sheri Fink, Doris Kearns Goodwin. 
Lupita Nyong'o has optioned rights for the film version of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel...
Can't wait to read Americanah after seeing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talk about great hair, Graham Greene & homecomings at
Since last year I have managed to procure a number of books, more than 50, in fact, ranging from the works of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of the Yellow Sun, Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed to Brad Stone’s The Everything Store. Unfortunately, I have yet to read all of them but for this year I have managed to read these ones thus far:   David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013) – Malcolm Gladwell   Americanah (2013) – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   A Tale for the Time Being (2013) – Ruth Ozeki   L'Étranger (The Stranger) (1942) – Albert Camus   Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality (2010) - Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá   The Great Gatsby (1925) – F Scott Fitzgerald   Anthem (1938) – Ayn Rand   The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010) – Michelle Alexander   Meditations – Marcus Aurelius   The Millionaire Mind (2000) – Thomas J Stanley   Cloud Atlas (2004) – David Mitc ...
Stephen Akuma wrote: BREAKING THE SIEGE MENTALITY OF THE IGBOS: THE BUILDING STORY OF THE BIAFRAN WAR When Chinua Achebe released his book – “There was a country”, the painful old wounds of the civil war resurfaced, leading to the exchange of verbal fire between young Nigerians on social and print media. War of words and furious pens replaced the 1967 to 1970 gun barrels. Achebe’s book began with an Igbo proverb: “A man who does not know where the rain began to beat him cannot say where he dried his body”. He went further to talk about Africa and the 1885 Berlin colonial boundaries. He emphasized that the book is his own personal story of the war. Two years after the book was released, coupled with the death of the Author, the furious nerves began to cease and the ethnic war of belligerence and attrition subsided. Then suddenly like the release of the molten magma, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie released her movie “Half of a Yellow Sun”; this came after her unsuccessful attempt to convince Afric ...
I think Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a brilliant woman! I love how people like her have been able to attract younger generations to African literature. I earnestly believe that we are on the cusp of the The African Renaissance. It's so exciting to see my peers and role models ignite with revolutionary business ideas that will cause African nations to overcome the current challenges confronting the continent and achieve cultural, scientific, and economic renewal! Viva Africa!
It was Africa day yesterday. I've lived in Kenya for a year and a bit. With all the fears of living here, it has been magical. I have made some amazing friends. Am obsessed with giraffes, elephants and donkeys. I can set my watch on an Ibis that sits on the Jacaranda tree outside my home, every day at 6pm. I am enchanted by the hummingbirds in my little garden. I have read some wonderful books. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Yvonne Adhiambo Owour, I am their groupie. Absolutely. I have signed on some amazing writing. Evocative and exciting. Jess de Boer, Abdi Latif Ega and Vaishnavi Rammohan they are fabulous. I have learnt how the music industry in Africa works. Eric Wainaina, Maia and Taio, amazing. And the sky. Acacia trees. Bees. Warm, fun loving people. Storymoja Hay Festival and Kwani Trust, food for the soul. It's been a year that I've learnt what the term Pan African really means. It's been a good year despite all the fear. Binyavanga Wainaina started his talk at Kwani's 10th anniversary with a se . ...
Between the Lines: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Zadie Smith by Schomburg Center on Livestream - Livestream.com
Something awesome happened in New York last night: literature goddesses Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie united in feminist power and rose into the heavens … but before they did, the pair sat down for a long chat at Harlem's Schomburg Center.
Since I've started this group -highly inspired by Teresona Iversen- I am going to take the lead in suggesting an starting point. I know we are busy with work and love (not me, but I have enough with work, trust me), so we can't do many books at a time. Therefore, I suggest monthly topics. There are so many issues going on out there at the moment that it's a difficult task to pick just one. I guess you've noticed the Democratic party we are living in Europe atm with the EP Elections coming on the next 25th May (Ahhh.you thought I was talking about Eurovision, uhm? My naughty ones). However, the world doesn't stop there...Therefore, I would like us to be greedy and go for two topics to start with. - European Borders, Democracy, Crisis, Identity and Citizenship - Africa We can do this two ways: Fiction, Social realism, and Newspapers and Magazines. Let's get started! My fiction contribution for this month in the African topic is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah". So this is how it goes: I will post com ...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been chosen by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as one of Africa's Greatest Innovators in the...
Zimbabwe: Zim Writer Makes Africa39 List Source: Financial Gazette Young Zimbabwean writer, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, is among the list of 39 writers who are under 40 years selected for the Africa39 project aimed to celebrate the most vibrant voices in African literature. She is the only Zimbabwean to make the list. Africa39 is part of the Port Harcourt Book Fair's celebration for being the 2014 UNESCO World Book capital, and will culminate in the publication of an anthology, to be jointly published by the Hay Festival, The Rainbow BookClub, and Bloomsbury. Tshuma's first book, Shadows, is published in South Africa by Kwela Books and has since received rave reviews. She is currently a Maytag writing fellow at the prestigious Iowa Writers Workshop in the US where Shimmer Chinodya was a student in the 1980s and produced his famous novel, Harvest of Thorns. "If there is one exciting thing about being part of Africa39, it's the prospect of being published alongside one of my literary heroes Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ...
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (in conversation with British novelist Zadie Smith (about her novel, ...
Check out the trailer for the Half of a Yellow Sun Movie based on the award winning novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton directed by Biyi Bandele , produced by Andrea Calderwood who also produced The Last King of Scotland. At 8 million USD, this movie is estimated to be the biggest film production in Nigerian history. Our shippers UHD World delivered the entire film set to Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Nigeria where the film was shot. We hope you enjoy the trailer as much as we did.-Look out for films of this quality on Millennium Extra. Like=I would like to see this film on www.mymillennium.tv/extra when it is released. Share=I want as many people as possible to see this trailer of a big budget African made movie.
Half of a Yellow Sun, Biyi Bandele's new film adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, explores the effect of the Nigerian civil war on the lives of four characters. It is a subtle movie of a large war, intimate and revealing of the personal tragedies that took place from July 1967 to January 1970.
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