"These 12 stories explore Nigerians' experience of America where, oddly, fat people are poor and the rich are thin, cultures clash and dreams are unfulfilled. Adichie's storytelling and Andoh's narration are so compelling, I miss the characters now the stories are over." Rachel Redford, The Observer "Adjoa Andoh has read all Adichie's books so far and, for me at least, has become the author's authentic voice." Sue Arnold, The Guardian"
About the Author
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared in various publications, including The O. Henry Prize Stories, 2003; The New Yorker; Granta;
the Financial Times;
Her most recent novel, Half of a Yellow Sun,
won the Orange Broadband Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; it was a New York Times
Notable Book and a People
and Black Issues Book Review
Best Book of the Year. Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus,
won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. A recipient of a 2008 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.From the Hardcover edition.
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