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Irish Writer Eimear McBride Beats Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie To Win Baileys Women’s Prize For Fiction

Irish writer Eimear McBride has won the Baileys book prize for her first novel, ‘A Girl is a Half-formed Thing’, beating Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’. Baileys Women’s Prize For Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, previously known as the Orange Prize for Fiction – celebrates excellence, originality and…

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Lupita Nyong’o Releases Statement On Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’, Brad Pitt To Produce Movie Too

Lupita Nyong’o just signed on the rights for the film version of Nigerian award winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’. We had previously brought you news on this from the announcement at the inaugural Stylist Book Club which took place yesterday Thursday 29 May 2014 at the Waldorf Hilton with Ms. Adichie in attendance.…

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“Overly Sexual And Demeaning To Women”- Rihanna’s Poster For Her ‘Rogue’ Perfume Banned

The poster picture in question is that of the languidly-posed pop star wearing a pair of stilettos and a perfume bottle and according to the United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards, these elements are too raunchy for kids. On Wednesday morning (4th June), the Authority, which adjudicates complaints to enforce national advertising codes, restricted a Rihanna advertisement…

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