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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
4 July 2016: Biography, Quotations, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

30 June 2016: Bibliography and Links updated with a short story about the American election written by Chimamanda for the New York Times. With thanks to Tobi Quadri for the heads up. A bit of maintenance: broken links have been either fixed or removed.

12 May 2016: Bibliography, Links, Quotations and Awards sections updated.

24 December 2015: Bibliography and Links updated.

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

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Site Created: 15 October 2004. Latest Update: 4 July 2016.
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