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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
12 September 2020: Bibliography updated with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's recent article in the New Yorker, following the passing of her father.

14 August 2020: Bibliography updated with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's recent article in the Washington Post, on her recent fall and memory loss. Also, announcing the publication of the first collection of interviews with the author, Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, published by the University Press of Mississippi, and which I had the pleasure and honour of editing. The book is on sale on the publisher's website until 23 August 2020.

17 July 2020: Several hundreds of references added to the Bibliography and Links sections. Awards section also updated.

28 December 2019: Bibliography, Links and Awards sections updated.

26 July 2019: Bibliography and Awards sections updated.

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