Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a novelist, short story writer, and nonfiction author. This fashionista knows how to put together an outfit. She was described as “the most prominent” of “a procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors that is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature, particularly in her second home, the United States,” by The Times Literary Supplement. Chimamanda wrote the novels Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), as well as the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck (2009) and the book-length essay. All Women Should Be Feminists (2014). Dear ljeawele or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017), Zikora (2020), and Notes on Grief are her most recent books (2021). She was named a MacArthur Genius in 2008.
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