Another novel by acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is getting the film treatment.
I remember standing at the foot of the long stairway in our new house, too frightened to climb, everything big and unfamiliar, until my sister Uche silently took my hand and we went up together.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the best-selling Nigerian author, wants American readers to know that African writers don’t just write about Africa’s problems.
I’m on the shore of Lagos Lagoon with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on a late afternoon in January. It is harmattan season, when a hot wind blows across the Sahara, bringing dust that makes the sun glow dark gold as it hangs over the palm trees on the opposite shore.
The Guardian’s readers shared their favorite books by female authors ahead of International Women’s Day and in celebration of life-changing, beautiful, and inspiring stories by women.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of Africa’s most feted writers. Her latest novel, “Americanah,” hit French bookstands this month.
In her audacious and vividly imagined second novel, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie drew upon her ancestral past to write about the Biafra conflict, which traumatized her country and her family for three years after the Igbo people of eastern Nigeria seceded in 1967.
When we ran into David Oyelowo at last night’s Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala, we wanted to know — what’s next after Selma?
A hair-braiding salon can be a fascinating place. Between itchy scalps and painful braids, there are stories of migration, connection, and division amongst its braiders and patrons.
Having already secured a Golden Globe nomination for his work in “Selma,” David Oyelowo is looking to set up his future slate. Sources tell Variety that Oyelowo is set to co-star with Lupita Nyong’o in the indie drama “Americanah.”
In 2007, Britain’s Hay Festival collaborated with the Unesco World Book Capital project to publish Bogotá39, a literary collection that showcased the talents of 39 Latin American writers under the age of 40.
You know how sometimes you JUST finish a book and it’s so SO great and you kind of just want to tell everyone about it?
Yesterday, I wrote about the troubling visual clichés that seem to recur on the cover of every book about Africa: an acacia tree, a sunset, an arid plain.