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Lupita Nyong'o Will Star in the HBO Max Series Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah'

Danai Gurira will executive produce the series.

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is set to take on the lead role in the HBO Max series based on Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, Americanah. The 10-episode series will be executive produced by Tony Award-winning actress, Danai Gurira.

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9 Things We Learned From the 'One Book, One New York' Conversation With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Some of the lessons we learned from the One Book, One New York Conversation at NYPL.

NEW YORK CITY — On June 5th, The New York Public Library and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment celebrated their One Book, One New York initiative with a conversation between Buzzfeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Adichie’s best- selling book Americanah was selected as this year’s winner last February.

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