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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
17 September 2018: Bibliography and Links sections updated with an essay about Cameroon recently published by Chimamanda in the New York Times.

3 August 2018: Bibliography, Links and Awards sections updated.

28 October 2017: Bibliography, Links and Awards sections updated. Chimamanda has recently published a short story for the New York Times's T Magazine, as well as an essay for the Financial Times.

2 August 2017: Bibliography, Links and Awards sections updated. Chimamanda has recently published an essay about Albert Speer's Inside the Third Reich, which can be accessed here.

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