If anyone understands the power of narrative, it’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The highly-acclaimed Nigerian author has many achievements to her name, including becoming a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and having one...Show More Summary
A silly question put to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie caused outrage. A little reflection on priorities might also be in order When the French journalist Caroline Broué asked the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during a recent interview whether there were any bookstores in Nigeria, she could not have envisaged the uproar it would generate. Show More Summary
"Are there bookshops in Nigeria?" The question posed by a French journalist last week incensed acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. At an event held in a ritzy Paris government building under crystal chandeliers, Adichie launched a blistering assault on perceived French arrogance. Show More Summary
Nathan Lane is a great comic, but he’s playing the villain, Roy Cohn, in “Angels in America.” And Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about becoming American and discovering blackness.
"Caroline Broué, the French journalist conducting the interview, initially asked Adichie if people in Nigeria read her work, to which the writer replied, 'They do, shockingly.' From there, she decided to ask 'Are there bookshops in Nigeria?' When the audience responded with audible shock, she doubled down on her question." (includes video)
Half of a Yellow Sun novelist tells French journalist that the question caters to a ‘wilfully retrograde idea’ of African difference Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has hit out at a “deliberate, entitled, tiresome, sweeping, base ignorance about Africa” after she was asked by a French interviewer if there were bookshops in Nigeria. Show More Summary
The book We should all be feminists is written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. A few people ask: “Why the word... The post We Should All Be Feminists. Here’s Why appeared first on Lifehack. A remarkable author’s exploration of what it means to be a woman now—and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.
Last year, Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri opened her show for the house with a plain white tee reading “We Should All Be Feminists,” a tribute to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s essay of the same name. The tee was all over the internet once the show ended, although many found the premise of a $700 feminist t-shirt more than […]
The Atlantic interviewed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Stephanie Burt considered new poems by Taylor Swift at Cosmopolitan. 12 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists (bringing the total to 155),including Kirkus's best...
Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Ashley Judd, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more appear in a new book.
The writer talks with David Remnick about the black experience in America, and how the left often cannibalizes itself.
"Adichie looks with a gimlet eye at American liberal doctrine, preferring open and frank debate to the narrow constraints of approved messaging. Though she is considered a global icon of feminism, she has, on occasion, displeased progressive sects when she's expressed her beliefs about gender with candor and without using the latest terminology."
Melania Trump is apparently lonely, obsessed with Michelle Obama and a bit racist -- at least that's the story according to acclaimed writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Melania Trump is apparently lonely, obsessed with Michelle Obama and a bit racist -- at least that's the story according to acclaimed writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Read more...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie imagines the inner life of the first lady. Melania Trump is lonely and obsessed with Michelle Obama. At least in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s version of events anyway. The Nigerian author has penned a short story...Show More Summary
'Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks with David Remnick about the black experience in America, and how the left often cannibalizes itself.' -- The New Yorker
If you haven’t had a chance to finish perusing the New York Times Style Magazine’s ‘The Greats’ issue make sure you at least find the time to read Dave Eggers profile of Year in Reading alum Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She is on one of their seven covers and if you’ve ever wanted to know about her […] The post Chimamanda, one of the Greats appeared first on The Millions.
She is the rare novelist to become a public intellectual — as well as a defining voice on race and gender for the digital age.
“The left is very cannibalistic. It eats its own.”
“I never thought to call myself a feminist because of branding."