Watch Chimamanda's Clapback to 'Does Nigeria Have Bookstores?'
Caroline Broue, a French journalist asked internationally acclaimed Nigerian writer if there are bookstores in her country. Adichie, in her Facebook post after the interview, said Broue was "trying to be ironic", which had not worked, and wished that the journalist "would not be publicly pilloried". Check out the full exchange between Broue and Adichie at the La Nuit Des Idees (A Night of Ideas) event.
This Day, 31 January 2018
"Are there bookshops in Nigeria?" The question posed by a French journalist last week incensed acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Read more »
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the La Nuit Des Idees (A Night of Ideas) event.
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- 30 January 2018
Caroline Broue, a French journalist asked Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie if people in Nigeria read her work, to which the writer replied, "They do ... see more »