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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Takes The National Book Critics Circle Prize - Posted March 14, 2014
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has won the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC)'s prize for fiction for her book Americanah. The Knopf title is about a young woman's struggles after she moves from Lagos to New York. The author has won a nu... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Opens Up Voting For the Goodreads Choice Awards - Posted November 4, 2013
Goodreads has opened up the voting for its fifth annual Goodreads Choice Awards. The awards include twenty different categories from fiction and poetry to humor and fantasy. Authors Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Wally Lamb ha... [GalleyCat]

McCarthy Nabs UK's Oldest Literary Prize - Posted August 27, 2007
Pulitzer Prize-winning US author Cormac McCarthy has won the UK's oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, reports the BBC. THE ROAD took the fiction category for the prize continually awarded since 1919 while Byron Rogers' biography of Welsh poet RS Thomas won in that category. The... [GalleyCat]

Heavy Hitters on James Tait Memorial Prize Shortlists - Posted June 25, 2007
The James Tait Memorial Prize, Britain's oldest literary prize, has announced the shortlists for its fiction and biography awards. In fiction, the competition is rather steep with Alice Munro, Cormac McCarthy, Sarah Waters, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, James Lasdun and Ray Robinson competing for the honor. The biography contenders include Carmen Callil,... [GalleyCat]

Achebe Wins Booker International Prize - Posted June 13, 2007
The BBC reports that Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, best known for his 1958 novel THINGS FALL APART, has won the Man Booker International Prize in honor of his literary career. The 76-year-old author ... [GalleyCat]

Adichie Wins Orange Prize - Posted June 7, 2007
Last night the Orange Broadband Prize was awarded to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for HALF OF A YELLOW SUN, her second novel. Her triumph, reports the Guardian's John Ezard, vindicated the readers who have bought 187,000 copies since the paperback was published ... [GalleyCat]

Orange Broadband Prize Shortlist - Posted April 17, 2007
The Orange Broadband Prize has whittled its longlist down to a mere half-dozen names:Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Arlington Park, Rachel Cusk The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, Xiaolu Guo T... [GalleyCat]

Richard & Judy Select their next Bestsellers - Posted January 5, 2007
Because of course, as soon as these eight books got their designation as the next picks for Richard & Judy's Book Club, they begun their beeline towards UK bestsellerdom. Need we remind you that of the top 100 best-selling titles last year, 21 were by authors discussed on the Richard &... [GalleyCat]

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