Chimananda Adichie’s “Americanah” Tops New York Times & BBC’s Ten Best Books Of 2013 List

Nigerian literary icon, Chimananda Ngozi Adichie has really had a good year and quite a tremendous ending to the year at that. From being featured on American pop star Beyonce Knowles’ new album to being crowned with having the Best Book of 2013 by BBC and New York Times, Chimamanda Adichie has been a winner this year.

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On BBC’s list, Adichie is described as “fearless when writing about love, hate and shades of blackness. She tempers her directness with wry humour as she holds up a mirror so we can see ourselves”. You can check out the full list here

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The New York Times list describes Adichies Americanah book as “the comedy and tragedy of American race relations from the perspective of a young Nigerian immigrant”. You can check out the full list here

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We are wishing Chimamanda Adichie congratulations on her huge achievements in the year 2013 and hope the coming year holds bigger opportunities.


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