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Chimamanda Ngozi to release new book in May – KBC

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The new book was written in honour of her late father

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Chimamanda Ngozi is set to release a new book on May 11th via her publisher Knopf Publishing. The award-winning author’s new book titled Notes on Grief first appeared in the New York Times as an essay.

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Adichie’s father, James Nwoye Adichie, died late last year of kidney disease amid the global pandemic.

Her new book explores the anger and loneliness that accompanies sudden loss and is ultimately a work of remembrance, meditation and hope. 

Chimamanda has often credited her father for the stories of the Biafran war that inspired her novel Half of a Yellow Sun.

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Last year, Chimamanda won the “Women’s prize for fiction” in 2007 and was chosen as the “Winner of winners” in a public vote in which more than 8,500 people voted in 2020.

 

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