I’m on a roll with African authors. Having read ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Adichie, I felt indebted to read more of her books. Adding to my book shelf, ‘Half A Yellow Sun’ being the best indecisive decision ever made. 111 more words
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Art You Engaged. / Are you engaged? is an emergency issue of The James Franco Review. Writers, editors, and artists around the country explored what it means for them to be politically or consciously engaged in their work and to also examine literature’s relationship to safety. 734 more words
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, Born 15 September 1977 (age 38) in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
“The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognizing how we are. 58 more words
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I spent my entire childhood in Aba, a commercial town in the south of Nigeria, where both my siblings were born. When I came back to the country after leaving for college, I knew from my first circling of the Lagos crowd that the location of my childhood would be ammunition against people who thought I didn’t belong, that I wasn’t Nigerian enough.