Author

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie cover

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Nigerian writer

1977   -  

genre: poetry, novel
country of citizenship: Nigeria
native language: Igbo
language of expression: English, Igbo
educated at: Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, Drexel University, Eastern Connecticut State University
occupation: writer, teacher, poet, feminist, novelist
award received: MacArthur Fellows Program, Women's Prize for Fiction, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, Heartland Prize, International Nonino Prize, OkayAfrica 100 Women, O. Henry Award
influenced by: Chinua Achebe, Enid Blyton, V. S. Naipaul
www.chimamanda.com



Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( (listen); born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian writer whose works range from novels to short stories to nonfiction. She was described in The Times Literary Supplement as "the most prominent" of a "procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [who] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature".Adichie has written the novels Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck (2009), and the book-length essay We Should All Be Feminists (2014). Her most recent book, Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, was published in March 2017. In 2008, she was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant.
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works

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Half of a Yellow Sun

novel by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2007

Purple Hibiscus

book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2003

The Thing Around Your Neck

short story collection by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2009

アメリカにいる、きみ

book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2007

Americanah

2013 novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2013

Autour de ton cou

author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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