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Americanah
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The bestselling novel-and one of Barack Obama´s summer reading picks-from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. ´´From one of the world´s great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.´´ -Barack Obama Nominated as one of America´s best-loved novels by PBS´s The Great American Read Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion-for each other and for their homeland.

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Stand: 16.07.2019
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Half of a Yellow Sun
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A haunting story of love and war from ´´one of the world´s great contemporary writers´´ (Barack Obama), the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra´s impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor´s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover´s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna´s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.

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We Should All Be Feminists
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The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of Americanah, ´´one of the world´s great contemporary writers´´ (Barack Obama). In this personal, eloquently-argued essay-adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author´s exploration of what it means to be a woman now-and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.

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We Should All Be Feminists (eBook, ePUB)
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The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of Americanah, ´´one of the world´s great contemporary writers´´ (Barack Obama). In this personal, eloquently-argued essay-adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author´s exploration of what it means to be a woman now-and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists. An eBook short.

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The Thing Around Your Neck
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In her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Adichie (´´Purple Hibiscus´´) turns her penetrating eye on not only Nigeria but America, in 12 dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. A dazzling story collection from the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists, ´´one of the world´s great contemporary writers´´ (Barack Obama). In these twelve riveting stories, the award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie´s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them.

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