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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Time 100

‘A RARE NOVELIST’: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People [+Other Africans On the List]

Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie, author of Half of a Yellow Sun, and more recently, Americanah, (both international best sellers) is one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.  I wonder how she’s enjoying the news…like is it a ‘Mama I Made It!’ type thing or something more chill.  Lol either way, huge congrats to her. More on her listing + other Africans named, after the click. Read more

SILVER SCREEN: Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo Set to Star in Movie Adaption of ‘Americanah’

In major movie news, Lupita Nyong’o (who won an Oscar for her role in 12 Years A Slave) and David Oyelowo (who’s already picked up a Golden Globe nomination for his work in Selma), are set to star side by side in the movie adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book, Americanah. Details on the click. Read more

SHE WRITES: Chimamada Ngozi Adichie Pens Her Reaction to Nigeria’s Anti Gay Bill – Why can’t he just be like everyone else?

Chimamanda Adichie, award winning writer and author of international best sellers inlcuding Americanah, Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus, penned her response/reaction to Nigeria’s Anti Gay Bill entitled: Why can’t he just be like everyone else? Thoughtful and provoking – read it after the click. Read more

SCHOOLIN’ EM: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Lays the Smack Down in Sweden

Admittedly, the famed author was not out throwin’ elbows in Sweden. But with the simultaneously elegant yet sassy way she answered some of the questions Swedish film criticJannike Åhlund gave her at a recent event held by the Göteborg International Film Festival and International Writers’ Stage Gothenburg, you would have thought chic was a middle-weight champion. Watch the vid after the click. Read more

ON THE RISE: Chimamanda’s Book, Americanah Climbing the Chars + Beyonce Speaks on Sampling for Flawless (Video)

Folks are calling it “The Beyonce Effect.”  Just days after being sampled on Bey’s Track, Flawless, off her surprise album, Chimamanda Adichie’s book Americanah climbed over 600 spots on the Amazon Best Sellers list! More on that plus a video of beyonce talking about why she sampled Adichie’s TED talk, after the click. Read more

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