Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an award-winning Nigerian author whose work has been translated into over thirty languages
Date/Time: Mar 13 2019, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pmVancouver, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | Event calendar
Presented by UBC President Santa J. Ono and alumni UBC
Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus (2003), won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her second novel, Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), won the Orange Prize and was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book. Her 2013 novel, Americanah, won the US National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of The New York Times Top Ten Best Books of 2013. Ms. Adichie is also the author of the story collection The Thing Around Your Neck. Her most recent book, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, was published in March 2017.