“I’m very happily feminist” – Award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Adichie on CNN’s African Voices (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu


Award winning novelist, Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie has been promoting her new book, Americanah. She was  recently on CNN‘s African Voices to talk about it with presenter, Zain Verjee.

[READ: “The plot feels like an excuse”: The New York Times is not impressed with Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ ]

Adichie reveals her inspiration behind her new novel, her mother’s influence, the thoughts on the foray into politics as well as her meeting with legendary Chinua Achebe.

“I’m very happily feminist and I’m very much interested in females point of view and I want to get to a place where writing about women is the norm,” she said.

Watch the three part interview here:

Part one

Part two

Part three

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