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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria in 1977. She is the author of three novels, Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), of a short story collection, The Thing around Your Neck (2009).

She has received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction (2007) and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (2008).

News and Updates
24 December 2015: Bibliography and Links updated.

11 November 2015: Bibliography, Links and Awards sections updated.

15 October 2015: Chimamanda discusses Catholicism and Pope Francis in an article recently published in The Atlantic.

1 June 2015: Bibliography and Links updated with Chimamanda's article about her father's abduction, and the commencement speech that she recently delivered at Wellesley College.

20 May 2015: Bibliography, Links and Awards & Nominations updated. With thanks to Ruthie Wenske Stern.

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