Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: "Americanah"

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: "Americanah"

"Americanah" is a novel that unfolds across three continents, raising questions about identity everywhere it goes. We talk with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her latest work, her popular TED talks and her place in the world of literature.

Nigerian-born novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest novel touches on many things: race, love, immigration and the fraught topic of black women's hair. "Americanah" unfolds across three continents, raising questions about identity everywhere it goes. We talk with Adichie about her latest work, her popular TED talks and her place in the world of literature.

Guests

Chimamanda Ngoze Adichie

author, 'Americanah'; MacArthur Fellow

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