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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Announces Release of New Book 'Notes on Grief'

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has announced that her new book 'Notes on Grief' will be released this coming May. The book is an homage to her father who died of kidney disease late last year.

Award-winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has reportedly announced that her new published book Notes on Grief will be out on the 11th of May 2021. The book follows Adichie's published New York Times essay which detailed her grieving process after her father, James Nwoye Adichie, died last year. Adichie's publishing company Knopf shared the thrilling news on their Twitter page.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Biafra Novel Snags 'Winner of Winners' Award

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the Women's Prize 'Winner of Winners' award for 'Half of a Yellow Sun'. The prize has been awarded to her by public vote in celebration of the literary award's 25-year anniversary.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has recently won the Women's Prize for her Biafra-centred novel, Half of a Yellow Sun. The award was voted for by the public who deemed Adichie the "Winner of Winners", a once-off award in celebration of the Women's prizes 25th anniversary after having been founded in 1995 by Kate Mosse. She beat out previous winners Zadie Smith, Lionel Shriver, and Rose Tremain. The Women's Prize, formerly known as the Orange Prize, brought Half of a Yellow Sun into prominence back in 2007.

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Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira's 'Americanah' Series Axed Due to COVID-19

The 'Americanah' mini-series adaptation by Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira has been axed by HBO Max due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and scheduling conflicts.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Announces the Release of New Short Story ‘Zikora’

The Nigerian author is delighting fans with her first piece of fiction since 2013's Americanah.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ramla Ali, Adut Akech & Adwoah Aboah Grace the British Vogue September Issue—Guest Edited by Meghan Markle

Instead of gracing the cover herself, the Duchess of Sussex highlights women breaking barriers in the "Forces of Change" issue.

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'The Most Audacious Writer I Know:' the African Literary Community Reflects on Binyavanga Wainaina's Legacy

The Kenyan literary icon and LGBTQ activist is being celebrated and remembered for his "fearlessness."