Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Adichie, Fairfax, 2013
Born (1977-09-15) 15 September 1977 (age 42)
Enugu, Enugu State, Nigerie
ThriftNovelist, short story writer, nonfeection writer
NaitionalityNigerie
EthnicityIgbo
Period2003 — present
Notable warksPurple Hibiscus
Half of a Yellow Sun
Americanah
Notable awairdsMacArthur Fellowship (2008)
SpooseIvara Esege

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (born 15 September 1977) is a Nigerie writer o novelles, short stories, an nonfeection.[2] In 2008 she wis awairdit a MacArthur Genius Grant. She wis descrived in the Times Literary Supplement as "the maist prominent" o a "procession o creetically acclaimed young anglophone authors [that] is succeedin in attractin a new generation o readers tae African leeteratur".[3]

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  1. "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie". Front Row. 3 May 2013. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  2. Nixon, Rob (1 October 2006). "A Biafran Story". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 January 2009. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. James Copnall, "Steak Knife", The Times Literary Supplement, 16 December 2011, p. 20.