The Book

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the 2013 winner of the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) award.  This novel is the story of a Nigerian woman who leaves Africa to come to the United States to attend college. The main character, Ifemulu, becomes a writer and in ther blog shares insights on her experiences related to race and ethnicity. Selected as a tie-in with the International Round Table theme of migration, we hope community members will join the first year class in reading the book and becoming familiar with some of the issues of new migrants to the U.S.

About the Author

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie