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AkooBooks Audio: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Audiobooks written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 1 hour 1 minute

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

“A short and thought-provoking listen. When a friend ask for advice on how to raise her daughter a feminist, Ngozi Adiche had some clear guidelines. She takes a deep look at her own culture and the roles gender play in the world we live in today. A great inspiration. Sure to be something I am going to give all my girlfriends.”

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Purple Hibiscus

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: Lisette Lecat
Length: 10 hours 55 minutes

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a 2003 O Henry Prize winner, and was shortlisted for the 2002 Caine Prize for African Writing and the 2004 Orange Prize. In Purple Hibiscus, she recounts the story of a young Nigerian girl searching for freedom. Although her father is greatly respected within their community, 15-year-old Kambili knows a frighteningly... Read more »

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Americanah

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
Length: 17 hours 29 minutes

From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a dazzling new novel: 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. As teenagers in a Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military... Read more »

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Half of a Yellow Sun

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: Zainab Jah
Length: 18 hours 9 minutes

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists—a haunting story of love and war
 
Recipient of the Women’s Prize for Fiction “Winner of Winners” award


With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to... Read more »

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The Thing Around Your Neck

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
Length: 6 hours 49 minutes

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as “one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years” (Baltimore Sun), with “prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes” (The Boston Globe); The Washington Post called her “the... Read more »

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The Arrangements

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 32 minutes

The Arrangements is a short story originally published for The New York Times Book Review, which commissioned Adichie to “write anything about this election you like.” The story focuses on Melania Trump and is a homage to Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.  Read more »

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We Should All Be Feminists

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Length: 45 minutes

The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning, bestselling author of Americanah

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... Read more »

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