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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE's
 work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker and Granta. She is the author of the novels Purple HibiscusHalf of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize; Americanah, which won the NBCC Award and was a New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year; the story collection The Thing Around Your Neck; and the essay We Should All Be Feminists. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.