Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, born 15 September 1977, is the author of 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 chapbooks We Should All Be Feminists (2014) and Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017).

She is the recipient of the 2007 Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction and the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction “Best of the Best” award, a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship, and the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction.


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