The Crawford Doyle team is often ahead of the curve in terms of great new books. Willa and Anne-Marie have been recommending Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s latest novel Americanah for months, and we are thrilled that shortly after its paperback release, it is now getting the attention and acclaim it deserves. We’ve gathered a few of the most noteworthy bits of news about this fantastic novel.
- In addition to being included in many critics’ Top 10 lists for 2013, Americanah’s latest distinction is winning the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The award was announced on March 13, 2014 in New York.
- In a recent interview, Adiche alluded to the possibility of a film adaptation of the novel, hinting that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o may be involved.
- Our very own Anne-Marie included a short review of the novel on her website, ambelliart.com.