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Americanah: Duke Class of 2018 Summer Reading: Getting Started

Resources and Reviews

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Official Website

 Fresh Air/NPR Interview: 'Americanah' Author Explains 'Learning' To Be Black In The U.S. (listen online or download)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Contemporary Authors Online biography (Duke netID required)

Mike Peed in The New York Times, June 7, 2013

Elizabeth Day in The Guardian, April 13, 2013

Beyonce's Flawless video (featuring excerpts from Adichie's TED Talk, We Should All Be Feminists), posted unofficially by a woman promoting her own video on styling curly hair

TED Talk: We Should All Be Feminists

About Nigeria

Quiz: 9 Questions About Nigeria You Were Embarrassed to Ask from Vox, May 14, 2014

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Duke Events

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses the Duke Class of 2018 on September 5, 2014 in Baldwin Auditorium (audio):

Duke Today: Americanah Selected for Duke Summer Reading
Book Discussions of Americanah July 16 and July 20,open to the public, at the Nasher Museum of Art
Film screening of Half of a Yellow Sun, based on Adichie's second novel, at the Nasher Museum of Art

Adichie in the news