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15 March 2017: Bibliography and Links updated following the publication of Chimamanda's new book, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. About the issues raised by the author in her recent interview with Channel 4, see the clarifications that she provided on Facebook here and here.

13 January 2017: Bibliography updated as We Should All Be Feminists is now available in audio format, read by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Also, keep an eye out for the March release of an 80-page version of Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.

3 January 2017: Bibliography, Links and Quotations sections updated.

3 December 2016: Chimamanda has published a new essay in the New Yorker. You can read it here. With thanks to Stef Craps for the heads-up.

25 November 2016: Chimamanda has published a Facebook post commenting on the interview that she gave to BBC Newsnight earlier his month.

4 November 2016: Chimamanda has published an essay on US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in The Atlantic. You can read it here.

20 October 2016: Chimamanda's essay on 'Nigeria's Failed Promises', published in yesterday's print edition of the New York Times, can be accessed here.

18 October 2016: Chimamanda has published a piece about Michelle Obama in the New York Times Style Magazine. You can read it here.

15 October 2016: Bibliography, Links, Quotations and Awards sections updated. Make sure you read Chimamanda's latest piece, 'Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions', posted on her official Facebook page.

1 September 2016: Bibliography and Links sections updated. If you haven't already done so, watch the speech about refugees that Chimamanda delivered at the UN's World Humanitarian Day in New York.

5 August 2016: Introduction updated.

3 August 2016: Bibliography and Links sections updated. With thanks to Marcel Laqueur.

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.

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.

10 February 2015: Bibliography and Links updated with a recent piece by Chimamanda on the Nigerian elections.

6 February 2015: Bibliography and Links updated. With thanks to Kathleen Gyssels.

23 December 2014: Bibliography, Links and Awards & Nominations updated. Book Covers section also updated: it now includes a rare photo of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 1997 collection of poems Decisions.

6 November 2014: Bibliography, Links and Awards & Nominations updated.

15 October 2014: Celebrating 10 years online today!

22 July 2014: Bibliography and Links updated. Keep an eye out for the release of Chimamanda's essay We Should All Be Feminists in e-book format.

5 May 2014: Bibliography and Links updated with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's recent essay about President Jonathan's attitude following the attacks and abductions by Boko Haram in Nigeria.

2 May 2014: The release of Half of a Yellow Sun has been delayed in Nigeria due to censorship issues. Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's reaction on the New Yorker website here.

11 April 2014: Bibliography and Links sections updated. The film version of Half of a Yellow Sun is being released in UK cinemas today, with Nigeria to follow on 25 April and the US on 16 May. For more information about the film, visit its official website.

20 March 2014: Links section updated. With thanks to Pedro Osório Graça.

14 March 2014: Links and Awards and Nominations updated as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the National Book Critics Circle award in the fiction category, for Americanah.

11 March 2014: Bibliography, Links, Awards and Nominations and FAQ sections updated.

25 February 2014: Bibliography, Links, Awards and Nominations and Quotations sections updated.

20 February 2014: Chimamanda's piece on Nigeria's anti-gay law added to the Bibliography and Links sections.

25 January 2014: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's official Facebook page alerts its subscribers to the writer's participation in the Serpentine Galleries' Bridge Commission Audio Walks project. Chimamanda's contribution can be downloaded here. Bibliography and Links sections also updated.

20 January 2014: Bibliography and Links sections updated with Chimamanda's tribute to Ghanaian journalist Komla Dumor, who passed away two days ago. Awards and Nominations also updated.

25 December 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a reference to a short story recently published by Chimamanda in the Guardian as part of their 'Christmas ghost stories' series. With thanks to François Renaville.

13 December 2013: TEDxEuston reports that the speech delivered by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the 2012 edition of the event, 'We Should All Be Feminists', is featured on Beyonce's new track 'Flawless'. The iTunes preview of the song includes Chimamanda's words.

9 December 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay by Chimamanda recently published in the New York Times.

15 October 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated. As you may already know, the film version of Half of a Yellow Sun premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this summer. The trailer is available here.

17 July 2013: Awards and Nominations, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

26 June 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

14 June 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

3 June 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

25 May 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 May 2013: Chimamanda's feature on CNN's African Voices can be viewed here. Bibliography and Links sections updated with more reviews of Americanah.

18 May 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

10 May 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 April 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 April 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated with, among other things, an essay by Chimamanda published in the Guardian.

13 April 2013: Links updated with the speech delivered by Chimamanda at TEDxEuston 2012. Bibliography, Quotes and Book Covers sections also updated.

9 April 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated with the first reviews of Americanah. The novel will be officially released in the UK on 11 April, in Nigeria on 21 April and in the US on 14 May.

7 April 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Chimamanda's official website has now been revamped, and is accessible here.

30 March 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated. With thanks to Archibal Michiels.

11 February 2013: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

30 November 2012: Bibliography updated.

28 November 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Among the items added, an essay by Chimamanda on Chinua Achebe. In other news, Chimamanda will be speaking at TEDxEuston in London this Saturday - follow this link to view a live broadcast on the day.

16 November 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

7 November 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

26 October 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated with, among other things, the lecture entitled 'Why Are We Surprised? Thoughts on Nigeria's Past, Present and Future', recently delivered by Chimamanda at the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden. Information found via the official Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie page on Facebook.

4 October 2012: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's review of Chinua Achebe's There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra added to the Bibliography and Links sections.

17 September 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated. With thanks to Nozomi Kubota.

31 August 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

19 August 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

25 July 2012: Celebrating 250,000 hits! Bibliography and Links sections updated.

30 June 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

8 June 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Broken links have been either fixed or removed.

22 May 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a non-fictional piece by Chimamanda recently published in the Financial Times.

12 May 2012: Bibliography, Links and Book Covers sections updated.

20 April 2012: Bibliography updated.

9 April 2012: Bibliography updated.

28 March 2012: Quotes section updated, with thanks to Don Usner for kindly letting me use his photo of Chimamanda at the bottom of the page.

24 March 2012: Book Covers section updated.

22 March 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

16 March 2012: Link added to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's must-see (and must-read) 2012 Commonwealth Lecture, 'To Instruct and Delight: A Case For Realist Literature'. With thanks to Bénédicte Ledent.

3 March 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

17 February 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 January 2012: Bibliography updated.

20 January 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Audiobooks subsection launched.

18 January 2012: Bibliography and Links sections updated with, among other things, an article recently published by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the New York Times.

28 December 2011: Links updated.

26 December 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an article by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently published in Newsweek.

15 December 2011: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated.

27 November 2011: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated.

7 November 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published in the online edition of today's Guardian.

2 November 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

14 October 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

5 October 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Follow this link to watch a video of a recent conversation between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina.

13 August 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

25 June 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

18 June 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

19 May 2011: Bibliography, Links and Biography updated.

13 May 2011: Bibliography, Links, Awards and Nominations and Quotes sections updated.

29 March 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated (with thanks to Florin Galis for the information about the Romanian translation of Half of a Yellow Sun).

17 March 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay by Chimamanda recently published in the Guardian.

4 March 2011: Bibliography updated with a reference to the Russian translation of Half of a Yellow Sun (with thanks to Daria Kritskaya).

23 February 2011: Bibliography updated (with, among other things, the full reference to the first book-length study of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's work).

10 February 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated (with thanks to Nozomi Kubota for the information about the Japanese translation of Half of a Yellow Sun).

31 January 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 January 2011: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

12 December 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay by Chimamanda recently published in the Financial Times Magazine.

7 December 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

16 November 2010: Links and Quotes sections updated.

12 October 2010: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

13 September 2010: Dozens of references added to the Bibliography and Links sections.

2 August 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated (with thanks to Nuno Silva).

13 July 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay by Chimamanda recently published in the Guardian.

20 June 2010: Biography, Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

24 April 2010: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated.

17 April 2010: Book Covers section launched (only first editions at the moment); Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

5 March 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 February 2010: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated.

3 February 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a short story recently published by Chimamanda.

25 January 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated with, among other things, a short essay recently written by Chimamanda for the Guardian.

18 January 2010: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Let me draw your attention to a recent radio interview with Chimamanda.

3 January 2010: Bibliography updated (with thanks to Asia Zgadzaj).

1 January 2010: I have revised the layout of the website – the new design is based on the painting Marketscape by Ghanaian artist Ablade Glover. I have also updated the Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections.

21 December 2009: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated. Let me also draw your attention to a recent interview with Chimamanda broadcast on the BBC World Service.

13 November 2009: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

25 October 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

16 October 2009: Bibliography updated.

13 October 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated with two recent essays by Chimamanda (among other items).

11 October 2009: I have added a link to Chimamanda's TED talk, entitled 'The Danger of a Single Story'. Thanks to Jedidiah Ogarivi for drawing my attention to this video.

25 September 2009: Bibliography updated.

17 September 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

4 September 2009: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated. Let me also draw your attention to the recent publication of the anthology Freedom: Short Stories Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, issued by Amnesty International to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Chimamanda has contributed a short story to the volume, 'Sola', in which she addresses Article 23 of the Declaration. This short story has also been published in the Sunday Times and can be viewed here [link since deactivated].

29 July 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

19 July 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated, most notably with a recent essay written by Chimamanda for the Financial Times.

15 July 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a new subsection entitled 'Dissertations'.

6 July 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

2 July 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 June 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

17 June 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

1 June 2009: Links section updated.

26 May 2009: Bibliography section updated.

20 May 2009: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

16 May 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

12 May 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

4 May 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

1 May 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

22 April 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated, including references to several new academic articles.

6 April 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Broken links have been either fixed or removed.

5 April 2009: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated. A reminder: Chimamanda's new collection of short stories, The Thing around Your Neck, has now been released in the UK. In other news, ITV's The South Bank Show will feature a double edition on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Chinua Achebe on 10 and 17 May 2009.

2 April 2009: Introduction updated.

26 March 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 March 2009: Biography and Quotes sections updated.

11 March 2009: Links section updated.

9 February 2009: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated. Link to Chimamanda's story 'Chinasa' (Guardian, 27 January 2009) added.

24 January 2009: Quotes section updated.

17 January 2009: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Chimamanda's short story 'A Private Experience' has been republished in the Observer and is now available online.

15 December 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

11 December 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

9 December 2008: Bibliography updated (thanks to Bénédicte Ledent).

8 November 2008: Links section updated.

6 October 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

29 September 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

24 September 2008: Bibliography updated (thanks to Giulia D'Agostini).

24 September 2008: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

17 September 2008: Bibliography updated (thanks to Nikos Loudos).

7 September 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

30 July 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

14 July 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated (thanks to Nikos Loudos).

28 June 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated (thanks to Tolu Ogunlesi).

16 June 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay and a short story written by Chimamanda.

8 June 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay written by Chimamanda (published in today's Washington Post).

28 May 2008: Bibliography updated.

14 May 2008: Bibliography updated.

30 April 2008: Bibliography updated. Thanks to Nozomi Kubota for alerting me to the existence of a Japanese translation of some of Chimamanda's short stories.

20 April 2008: Bibliography updated. Thanks to Nikos Loudos for the information on the Greek translation of Half of a Yellow Sun.

14 April 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

2 April 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay written by Chimamanda (published in today's Guardian). Thanks to Morountodun for drawing my attention to this piece.

31 March 2008: If you are located in London, you may be interested to know that Chimamanda will be in conversation with Jackie Kay on 7 April at the Bloomsbury Theatre.

19 March 2008: Bibliography updated.

13 March 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a short story published in Granta 99 a few months ago. Thanks to Tina Mendrinou for bringing this piece to my attention.

10 March 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

2 February 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay written by Chimamanda (published in today's Guardian).

19 January 2008: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

8 January 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Thanks to Ivana Mandic for the information concerning the Serbian translation of Chimamanda's novels.

5 January 2008: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

30 December 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

23 December 2007: Bibliography section updated.

9 December 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

4 December 2007: Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

27 November 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

22 November 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

17 November 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

8 November 2007: Bibliography and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

24 October 2007: Links sections updated.

14 October 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

2 October 2007: Bibliography updated.

16 September 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

4 September 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Thanks to Chibuzo Asomugha for sending me one of the references I have added.

30 August 2007: Links section updated. The short story 'New Husband' (originally published in 2003) is now available online via Farafina.

28 August 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated with a short story published in Binyavanga Wainaina's blog and an essay from the new issue of the New Yorker.

13 August 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

6 August 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

1 August 2007 Links section updated.

31 July 2007: News updated in the Bibliography and Links sections.

27 July 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

6 July 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

3 July 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

28 June 2007: Awards and Nominations, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

25 June 2007: Navigation menus added to the Bibliography and Links sections. Broken links have been either fixed or removed.

23 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

21 June 2007: Bibliography updated.

18 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

16 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay by and a profile of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to be published in tomorrow's Washington Post.

14 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Among the new additions is a link to an essay written by Chimamanda on Chinua Achebe, the great Nigerian writer who recently won the Man Booker International Prize.

13 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

12 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

11 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

9 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

8 June 2007: Bibliography, Links and Quotes sections updated. You might also like to know that today's edition of the Guardian contains a nice interview/profile.

7 June 2007: Following Chimamanda's Orange prize win, more links to news reports have been added.

6 June 2007: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just won the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction for her wonderful novel Half of a Yellow Sun. Congratulations to her! Needless to say, the Awards and Nominations section has been updated. I have also added links to several news reports announcing Chimamanda's victory.

5 June 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Do not forget that the winner of the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction will be announced tomorrow: the awards ceremony will be webcast live (18:45-19:15 GMT; 19:45-20.15 CET).

4 June 2007: Links section updated.

1 June 2007: Links section updated with an interview recently published on the BBC website.

29 May 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

1 May 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

29 April 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

17 April 2007: Awards and Nominations section updated, as Half of a Yellow Sun has been shorlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. The winner will be announced on 6 June 2007.

13 April 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

5 April 2007: Quotes section added.

2 April 2007: Biography expanded.

24 March 2007: Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

19 March 2007: Awards and Nominations section updated.

13 March 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Do not forget that Chimamanda's novel Half of a Yellow Sun will be featured in the Richard and Judy Book Club (Channel 4, Britain) on 14 March 2007 (5-6 pm GMT).

27 February 2007: Links section updated.

18 February 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

11 February 2007: Awards and Nominations section updated.

5 February 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's short story 'Cell One', recently published in the New Yorker, is available online.

2 February 2007: Bibliography, Links and Awards and Nominations sections updated.

1 February 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

26 January 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 January 2007: Bibliography updated.

17 January 2007: Bibliography and Links sections updated. You might also be interested to know that Chimamanda's novel Half of a Yellow Sun will be featured in the Richard and Judy Book Club (Channel 4, Britain) on 14 March 2007.

27 December 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

6 December 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

21 November 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

19 November 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

14 November 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Among other things, I have added a link to a recent essay by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in the Washington Post.

1 November 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated with more reviews of Half of a Yellow Sun and links to recent interviews with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The profiles in the Links section are now also in chronological order (with undated documents appearing at the beginning of the list). Broken links have been either fixed or removed.

25 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

18 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

12 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

10 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

3 October 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Profiles now in chronological order in the Bibliography.

27 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

25 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated with more reviews of Half of a Yellow Sun, a profile recently published in the New York Times and a downloadable interview from the Leonard Lopate show. In other news, Molara Wood reports that the latest issue of Granta (95: Loved Ones) contains a new short story by Chimamanda.

18 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated with more interviews of Chimamanda and reviews of Half of a Yellow Sun. Do not hesitate to email me if you know of any articles, interviews or reviews that are not listed on the website. Thanks! Also, for those of you who have not yet had the opportunity to find a copy of the new novel, the first chapter is available in .pdf format here.

16 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated, as Chimamanda has published another interesting essay in the Guardian.

14 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Among the entries added, an interesting profile published in the Financial Times.

8 September 2006: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's official site is now online! It is mainly built around her new novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, but also contains information about the author and about Purple Hibiscus, a Q&A with Chimamanda and much more. Since the official page also has a comprehensive Events and Appearances section, the Events section on this webpage will be deleted, so that both websites - the official one and this one - can be complementary rather than redundant.

4 September 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 August 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

21 August 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 August 2006: Biography, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

15 August 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

9 August 2006: Bibliography and Events sections updated.

8 August 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Let me also draw your attention to an essay written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, published in today's Guardian.

6 August 2006: Events section updated.

23 July 2006: First review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's wonderful new novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, added in the Bibliography and Links sections; Events page also updated. In other news, Chimamanda is to launch an official website designed by etherweave at the end of the summer.

15 July 2006: Bibliography updated.

28 June 2006: Events section updated.

26 June 2006: Links section updated.

6 June 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

29 May 2006: Bibliography updated.

26 May 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

14 May 2006: Links section updated.

3 May 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

6 April 2006: Bibliography updated.

23 March 2006: I was very fortunate to meet Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on 19 and 21 March in Brussels, where she was taking part in two literary events. Chimamanda struck me as extremely friendly and approachable: she spent time signing books and answering everyone's questions (including mine), and agreed to have her picture taken with her fans (again including me!). It was confirmed at the events that the Dutch version of her new novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, will be released under the title Een halve gele zon in June 2006, while the English version will be published at the end of August.

13 March 2006: Links section updated.

8 March 2006: Bibliography updated.

3 March 2006: Miriam N. Kotzin, one of the editors of the online magazine Per Contra, has informed me that the Spring 2006 issue of her journal contains a short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as well as an interview with the author. References have been added in the Bibliography and Links sections of this website.

2 March 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

18 February 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

6 February 2006: Bibliography, Links and FAQ sections updated.

26 January 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated. Let me draw your attention to the fact that the short story 'Tomorrow is too far' (Prospect 118, January 2006) is available online.

22 January 2006: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

18 January 2006: Events, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

7 January 2006: Biography and Bibliography sections updated.

1 January 2006: Bibliography updated.

6 December 2005: Links section updated.

1 December 2005: Links section updated.

28 November 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

19 November 2005: Awards, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

10 November 2005: Bibliography updated.

5 November 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

21 October 2005: Bibliography and Events sections updated.

15 October 2005: Links section updated.

7 October 2005: Events, Bibliography and Links sections updated.

20 September 2005: FAQ and Bibliography sections updated.

18 September 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

17 September 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

12 September 2005: Bibliography updated.

8 September 2005: Links section updated.

24 August 2005: Links updated and FAQ section added.

23 August 2005: Events section updated. Thanks to Uju Egonu for drawing my attention to a series of appearances which Chimamanda Adichie is due to make in the UK in October 2005.

12 August 2005: Bibliography (primary sources) updated.

30 July 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

27 July 2005: Bibliography updated.

18 July 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated. A special thanks to Molara Wood for drawing my attention to this article [link deactivated].

5 July 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated, as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Diary' was published in the New Statesman yesterday.

29 June 2005: Links section updated.

26 June 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

23 June 2005: Links section updated with an audio interview from Talking Volumes. A special thanks to Chase Jackson for sending this link.

2 June 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated: more references and new 'In translation' subsection added.

10 May 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

9 May 2005: Awards section updated.

30 April 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

21 April 2005: Links sections updated.

13 April 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated.

10 April 2005: Bibliography, Events and Links sections updated.

30 March 2005: Biography and Links sections updated.

29 March 2005: Bibliography and Links sections updated. A special thanks to Tomi Adeaga for her help in updating the bibliography.

28 March 2005: Awards section updated, as Chimamanda Adichie has won the 2005 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first book (Purple Hibiscus).

1 March 2005: Bibliography, Links and Events sections updated.

24 February 2005: Bibliography and Links updated with a reference/link to Kwame Dawes's review of Purple Hibiscus. Thanks to Bénédicte Ledent, editor of the Caryl Phillips Bibliography, for bringing this article to my attention.

13 February 2005: Awards section updated.

27 January 2005: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has kindly agreed to answer some questions especially for this website: the resulting interview can be found here. A *huge* thanks to Chimamanda for taking the time to do this!

26 January 2005: Bibliography updated.

20 January 2005: Events section updated.

13 January 2005: Bibliography and Links updated with a reference/link to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest short story, 'The Grief of Strangers'. Information found on the excellent moorishgirl website [link deactivated].

8 January 2005: Links section updated.

6 January 2005: Bibliography and Links section updated. Thanks to Ikechuku Anya for bringing Chimamanda's essay 'Nsukka in the eyes of a novelist' to my attention.

31 December 2004: Links section updated.

28 December 2004: Events section updated and visible counter added on main page.

23 December 2004: Links section updated.

9 December 2004: Events section added. Bibliography and Links updated.

1 December 2004: Bibliography and Links updated with a reference to an article written by Chimamanda in the New York Times. Thanks to Ikechuku Anya for kindly sending me this link.

30 November 2004: Bibliography updated.

12 November 2004: Links section updated.

30 October 2004: Bibliography and Links updated.

29 October 2004: Awards section updated.

27 October 2004: Introduction added and Biography updated.

23 October 2004: Bibliography and Links updated.

16 October 2004: Biography added.

15 October 2004: Site launched! Several sections are still under construction.

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