Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

19 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Recommended Books

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an internationally renowned Nigerian novelist, short story writer and feminist. She has written multiple novels, including Half of a Yellow Sun, Americanah and Purple Hibiscus which have all received critical acclaim and won numerous awards. Adichie is also renowned for her TED talks, including We Should All Be Feminists.

19 Books recommended by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Enid Blyton Famous Five Series

Enid Blyton Famous Five Series

21 Books Box Collection Pack Set

Author :Enid Blyton

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"I was entranced by the children who had these wonderful adventures and who were always magically at the right place at the right time." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery

Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery

Author :John Gregory Brown

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"It is so atmospheric, so hauntingly described, that the reader never quite emerges from the book." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

African Trilogy, Book 1

Author :Chinua Achebe

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"[The author's] classic." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Fine Boys

Fine Boys

A Novel

Author :Eghosa Imasuen

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"Made me laugh. It’s a brilliant novel about contemporary Nigeria." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Author :Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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"I think it’s glorious." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Author :Boris Pasternak

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"I also loved [this book]." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Cuz

Cuz

The Life and Times of Michael A.

Author :Danielle S. Allen

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"Unbearably moving." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Anil's Ghost

Anil's Ghost

Author :Michael Ondaatje

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"Made me cry." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch

The Restored Text

Author :William S. Burroughs

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"A book I consider grossly overrated." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Author :Herman Melville

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"The classic I am supposed to have read but have had difficulty getting past the first page." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Waiting for the Vote of the Wild Animals

Waiting for the Vote of the Wild Animals

Author :Ahmadou Kourouma

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"This is a humourous, irreverent and unabashedly political novel." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Author :Alice Walker

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"I admired the fierce honesty in the single-mindedly feminist world-view of this book." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

Author :Ivan Turgenev

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"I loved this book as a teenager and have never forgotten how completely absorbed I was by [the author's] wonderfully evocative world." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

The Unwinding

The Unwinding

An Inner History of the New America

Author :George Packer

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recommended this book in an EW interview. [Source]

Speak No Evil

Speak No Evil

A Novel

Author :Uzodinma Iweala

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"It is elegant and elegiac, and evokes Washington DC with subtle power." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

The Female Persuasion

The Female Persuasion

A Novel

Author :Meg Wolitzer

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"A page-turner that succeeds both at character and ideas." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Arrow of God

Arrow of God

Author :Chinua Achebe

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"Complex and funny and interesting." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

Playing in the Light

Playing in the Light

A Novel

Author :Zoë Wicomb

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"A very sharply observed, brilliant, beautiful novel about life in postapartheid South Africa." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

Author :Kazuo Ishiguro

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"A stunning book." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Source]

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