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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has 3 upcoming events.

Sep
30
City Arts and Lectures presents CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHE & DAVE EGGERS
Books Inc. in Alameda, Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30pm
City Arts and Lectures presents Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, author of Americanah, in conversation with Dave Eggers, author of The Circle. Click here for more information.

Location: Nourse Theater Street: 275 Hayes St City: San Francisco, Province: California Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
3
Gibson's Book Club reads Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Gibson's Bookstore, Monday, November 3 at 7pm
Gibson's Book Club reads Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Monday, November 3, 7 PM, meeting in the Cafe

One of "The""New York Times"'s Ten Best Books of the Year, Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a "Chicago Tribune" Best Book, a "Washington Post "Notable Book, a "Seattle Times "Best Book, an "Entertainment Weekly" Top Fiction Book, a "Newsday "Top 10 Book, and a "Goodreads "Best of the Year pick.

A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.

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.

Our book club is open to all. We've chosen an eclectic, ambitious list of books for the coming year: join us for every meeting, or deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.

Most of these titles are in paperback, or should be by the time we'll read them, and they will all be discounted 25% from the publisher's price for the following year, whether you join us for meetings or not.

All meetings unless otherwise noted are on the first Monday of the month, and begin at 7:00, to give you time to have dinner and relax a bit first. Parking is free in the Capitol Commons garage and on the street, after 5 p.m...

Location: Street: 45 S Main St Additional: City: Concord , Province: New Hampshire Postal Code: 03301 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Nov
17
Oakland - The Diesel Readers discuss "Americanah"
Diesel, a bookstore - Oakland, Monday, November 17 at 7pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes The Diesel Readers back to the store to discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Monday, November 17th at 7pm.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 passions for each other and for their homeland."

This event is free and all are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Location: Street: DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland Additional: 5433 College Ave City: Oakland, Province: California Postal Code: 94618-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has 3 media appearances.

Oct
26
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 0am
Jan
10
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 0am

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