*UPDATED* Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Signing Copies of “Americanah”

Americanah

March 6, 2014 6:00 p.m. First Baptist Decatur  308 Clairemont Ave Decatur, GA 30030

Presented by the Georgia Center for the Book, Nigerian-born author of Purple Hibiscus and Half a Yellow Sun (now a feature length adaptation starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  joins us to read from her new paperback, Americanah, a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home.  Adichie whose work is widely acclaimed, was twice nominated for the Orange Prize for Fiction, winning the award for Half A Yellow Sun.

For directions to First Baptist Church Decatur, click here.

Click here to watch Adichie’s inspirational Ted Talk.

*UPDATE*

Additional Appearances

March 11, 2014 7:00 p.m. St. Louis County Library 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131

March 12, 2014 Lower East Side Tenement Museum 91 Orchard Street, NY, NY 10002

March 16, 2014 1:00 p.m. American Film Institute Screening of Half of a Yellow Sun

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

March 19, 2014 6:30 p.m. Schomburg Center 515 Malcolm X Blvd NY, NY 10037

March 25, 2014 7:00 p.m. Miller Branch Library 9421 Frederick Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21042

 

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