Posted: Saturday 15th March 2014 at 22:01 pm

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

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Popular Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie yesterday March 13th won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for her third novel about race and identity, Americanah. The award was presented to her yesterday at a function in Manhattan, USA.

The prize, which is chosen by 600 book critics and editors from major publications, is among the most prestigious literary recognitions in the world.

However the book has also been shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women Fiction Prize.

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