Tag Archives: Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Hosts Lupita Nyong’o And The Nigerian Creative Industry In Lagos

On Saturday, February 22, 2020, many Nigerian creatives gathered at the Ebonylife Place in Victoria Island, Lagos to receive Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o who was being hosted by Nigerian renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Lagos. The Hollywood star famous for her roles in critically-acclaimed movies such as 12 Years a Slave and Black Panther, is in Nigeria…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Recounts Her Father’s Recent Kidnapping For The New York Times

Award winning writer and author of Half Of A Yellow Sun & Americanah and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote about her father’s recent kidnapping in an opinion article published in the New York Times on Saturday. In the article, Chimamanda narrates how her-83-year-old father and Nigeria’s first professor of statistics, James Nwoye Adichie, was kidnapped on…

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Lupita Nyong’o Covers Harper’s Bazaar UK, Dishes On Making Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Film

Further substantiating the theory that she is literally incapable of taking a bad photo, Lupita Nyong’o is making all your distant dreams of summer come true on the new cover of Harper’s Bazaar UK. Dubbed “the new face of beauty,” she’ll probably at least touch upon her game-changing contract with Lancôme. Nyong’o was named the…

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Breakout Star Lupita Nyong’o Lands Her First Vogue Magazine Cover!

Lupita Nyong’o’s Vogue cover is finally here! After months of speculation, crossed fingers and utter obsession over whether the Oscar winning-actress would land a spot on the coveted glossy, the moment has arrived. Vogue capture the 31-year-old star for it’s July 2014 issue in the enchanting city of Marrakech. Nyong’o looks stunning for the cover,…

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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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Lupita Nyong’o Film Rights To Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Confirmed At Stylist Book Club Event

We are delighted to confirm that Grammy Award winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has optioned rights for the film version of Nigerian award winning novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’. This announcement was made at the inaugural Stylist Book Club which took place yesterday Thursday 29 May 2014 at the Waldorf Hilton with Ms. Adichie…

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The Honours Keep Rolling In! Chimamanda Adichie Gets Nominated For Baileys’ Women’s Prize For Fiction

Nigerian literary icon, Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie has once again hit it big by gaining international recognition for her works, as her latest offering, “Americanah” has been longlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Chimamanda who won the prize in 2007 for Half of a Yellow Sun is the only Nigerian and African nominated…

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Chimamanda Adichie Talks On Fashion, “Americanah” & Her Love For Lupita On Huff Post Live

Nigerian prolific writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who is well known for her award winning books, Half Of A Yellow Sun and Americanah spoke in a recent interview with Huffingtonpost.com about fashion, her latest book, Americanah and her love for Lupita Nyong’o. “I love her. I think she is glorious I am so grateful that she…

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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…

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Essential Reads For The Soul: Find Out What Makes Love Last With Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche was asked during an interview about Love, what she thinks make love last, she said: “I wish I knew… if I did, I would market it.”This statement coming from a collector of life experiences shows that everyone is still on the quest of finding sustenance to their relationships. The truth is, as…

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