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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria in 1977. She is the author of three novels, Purple Hibiscus(2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013), and a short story collection, The Thing around Your Neck (2009).

She has received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Orange Prize for Fiction (2007) and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (2008).