Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

When she was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about her latest novel, Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie shared that she's a fan of the TV show "Scandal," among other things.


The Leonard Lopate Show

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her latest novel, Americanah, which explores race and identity.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Inspired by Robert Frank

Sunday, August 07, 2011

This special edition of SELECTED SHORTS was inspired by a remarkable exhibition of photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. “Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans,” which was on display at the museum between September 22, 2009 and January 3, 2010, recreated Frank’s legendary book The Americans.

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Studio 360


Friday, July 10, 2009

Remember Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie? Kurt sat down with the up-and-coming Nigerian writer last December - on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Things Fall Apart - to ask how it felt being called the "21st-century daughter of Chinua Achebe." Her answer? Pretty good. Now Adichie's come out with a wonderful new collection of short stories called The Thing Around Your Neck. She read a selection from her story "The Shivering" at the Sydney Writers' Festival in May - it's subtle, funny, touching. Check it out (and start one minute in to get right to the story).

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