Alternate Title EDBL
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into 30 languages and has appeared in various publications, including The O, Henry Prize Stories 2003, The New Yorker, Granta, and Zoetrope. Her novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, was named a New York Times Notable Book, and was a People Best Book of the Year. Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her latest book is a story collection called The Thing Around Your Neck, She is the recipient of the 2008 MacArthur Foundation fellowship and was selected as one of The New Yorker's "20 Under 40." She divides her time between the US and Nigeria.