Readers' Review: "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
For our next Readers' Review: A novel about a beautiful and smart Nigerian woman who leaves military-ruled Nigeria and heads for America. For the first time, she must grapple with what it means to be black. Diane Rehm and a panel of guests discuss the award-winning novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
professor of African American literature and chair of the English department, Howard University.
editor of the Slate Book Review and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine
journalist who writes for the Atlantic, the New Republic and the New York Times. She is a Knight Law and Media Scholar at Yale Law School, and author of "The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa."