Books written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah

Alfred a Knopf Incorporated | November 23, 2017 | 477 pages
"A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--  More Info
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We Should All Be Feminists

Anchor Books | February 1, 2015 | 64 pages
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay--adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name--Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively... More Info

The Thing Around Your Neck

Vintage Books Canada | June 1, 2010 | 217 pages
These twelve dazzling stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie — the Orange Broadband Prize–winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun — are her most intimate works to date. In these stories Adichie turns her penetrating eye to the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the... More Info

Half of a Yellow Sun

Random House of Canada | September 4, 2007 | 560 pages
With her award-winning debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was heralded by the Washington Post Book World as the “21st century daughter” of Chinua Achebe. Now, in her masterly, haunting new novel, she recreates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra’s... More Info

Americanah

May 14, 2013 | 352 pages
A searing new novel, at once sweeping and intimate, by the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun: a story of love and race centered around a man and woman from Nigeria who seemed destined to be together--until the choices they are forced to make tear them apart. Ifemelu--beautiful,... More Info

Purple Hibiscus

Algonquin Books | April 17, 2012 | 307 pages
A promising new voice from Nigeria delivers an exquisite and powerful first novel about a 15-year-old Nigerian woman who is awakening at a time when both her country and family are on the cusp of change.  More Info

The Thing Around Your Neck

Knopf Canada | May 22, 2009 | 217 pages
A collection of twelve stories includes the tale of a medical student in hiding with a poor Muslim woman, and a woman who discovers a devastating secret about her brother's death.  More Info

The African trilogy

Everyman's Library | January 5, 2010 | 513 pages
Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa.  More Info