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    • Americanah

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
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    As teenagers, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in a Nigeria under military dictatorship. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America, where Obinze hopes to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, after so long apart and so many changes, will they find the courage to meet again, face to face?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant! Highly recommended .

    • By Veisinia on 01-05-2016

    Non-member price: $34.02

    • Half of a Yellow Sun

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Zainab Jah
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ugwu, a boy from a poor village, works as a houseboy for a university professor. Olanna, a young woman, has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos to live with her charismatic new lover, the professor. And Richard, a shy English writer, is in thrall to Olanna's enigmatic twin sister. As the horrific Biafran War engulfs them, they are thrown together and pulled apart in ways they had never imagined.

    Non-member price: $24.06

    • We Should All Be Feminists

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Length: 45 mins
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    'I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. A world of happier men and happier women who are truer to themselves. And this is how to start: we must raise our daughters differently. We must also raise our sons differently....' What does feminism mean today? In this personal, eloquently argued essay - adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers listeners a unique definition of feminism for the 21st century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Julia Baranowski on 26-03-2019

    Non-member price: $6.01

    • Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: January Lavoy
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must-listen for every human

    • By Melinda - YarnderWoman on 13-03-2018

    Non-member price: $3.11

    • Purple Hibiscus

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Lisette Lecat
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Purple Hibiscus, she recounts the story of a young Nigerian girl searching for freedom. Although her father is greatly respected within their community, 15-year-old Kambili knows a frighteningly strict and abusive side to this man. In many ways, she and her family lead a privileged life, but Kambili and her brother, Jaja, are often punished for failing to meet their father’s expectations. After visiting her aunt and cousins, Kambili dreams of being part of a loving family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • so captivating

    • By Anonymous User on 15-09-2018

    Non-member price: $41.00

    • The Arrangements: A Work of Fiction

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: January Lavoy
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Commissioned by the New York Times to write a story on any aspect of the 2016 presidential campaign, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie created a delicious, subversive, incisive fictional account of Melania Trump. Once, in the early years, before she fully understood him, she had asked what his favourite flowers were. 'I use the best florists in the city, they're terrific,' he replied, and she realised that taste, for him, was something to be determined by somebody else, and then flaunted.

    Non-member price: $3.11

    • Half of a Yellow Sun (Abridged Edition)

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Adoh
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
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    Nominated for the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2008.
    Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, 2007.
    A Richard and Judy Book Club selection.

    This highly anticipated novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set in Nigeria during the 1960s, at the time of a vicious civil war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great writing, very well read

    • By audiobooker on 03-07-2015

    Non-member price: $18.72

    • The Thing Around Your Neck

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Orange Prize-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, come 12 dazzling stories in which she turns her penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow and longing, this collection is a resounding confirmation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's prodigious storytelling powers.

    Non-member price: $22.46

    • Americanah [French Version]

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Astrid Bayiha
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
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    "En descendant de l'avion à Lagos, j'ai eu l'impression d'avoir cessé d'être noire." Ifemelu quitte le Nigeria pour aller faire ses études à Philadelphie. Jeune et inexpérimentée, elle laisse derrière elle son grand amour, Obinze, éternel admirateur de l'Amérique qui compte bien la rejoindre. Mais comment rester soi lorsqu'on change de continent, lorsque soudainement la couleur de votre peau prend un sens et une importance que vous ne lui aviez jamais donnés ?

    Non-member price: $33.59

    • Todos deberíamos ser feministas [We Should All Be Feminists]

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Javier Calvo - translator
    • Narrated by: Mili Matos
    • Length: 39 mins
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    Ser feminista no es solo cosa de mujeres. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie lo demuestra en este elocuente y perspicaz audiolibro, en el que nos brinda una definición singular de lo que significa ser feminista en el siglo XXI. Con un estilo claro y directo, y sin dejar de lado el humor, esta carismática autora explora el papel de la mujer actual y apunta ideas para hacer de este mundo un lugar más justo.

    Non-member price: $10.52

    • Nous sommes tous des féministes suivi des Marieuses

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Annie Milon
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    "Partout dans le monde, la question du genre est cruciale. Alors j'aimerais aujourd'hui que nous nous mettions à rêver à un monde différent et à le préparer. Un monde plus équitable. Un monde où les hommes et les femmes seront plus heureux et plus honnêtes envers eux-mêmes. Et voici le point de départ : nous devons élever nos filles autrement. Nous devons élever nos fils autrement." Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie aborde le sujet controversé du féminisme avec lucidité, éloquence et humour.

    Non-member price: $14.50

    • Thalia Book Club: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Robin Desser, Francesca Choy-Kee
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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    The author of the critically acclaimed Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus presents her newest novel Americanah, a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria facing challenges in the countries they come to call home.

    Non-member price: $4.95

    • El peligro de la historia única [The Danger of a Single Story]

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cruz Rodríguez Juiz - translator
    • Narrated by: Mili Matos
    • Length: 33 mins
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    Con su característico amor por las historias, en este manifiesto Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie hace una llamada a rechazar los relatos únicos. Se trata de su primera TED Talk, un emotivo discurso que han visto más de tres millones de personas. Con rotundidad y calidez, la autora reivindica la riqueza de la infinitud de historias que nos conforman. Ngozi Adichie alerta sobre los peligros de reducir una persona, un país o una cultura a un relato unívoco, pues solo cuando comprendemos que nunca existe una única historia, subraya, recuperamos una especie de paraíso.

    Non-member price: $6.58

    • Querida Ijeawele. Cómo educar en el feminismo [Dear Ijeawele. How to Educate in Feminism]

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Mili Matos
    • Length: 58 mins
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    El feminismo empieza en la educación. Escucha en este audiolibro cómo Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie dirige esta emotiva carta a una joven madre que acaba de dar a luz. En sus quince consejos, reivindica la formación de nuestros hijos en la igualdad y el respeto, el amor por los orígenes y la cultura. Una invitación a rechazar estereotipos, a abrazar el fracaso y a luchar por una sociedad más justa. Una bella misiva con reflexiones tan honestas como necesarias que conquistará por igual a madres, padres, hijos e hijas. 

    Non-member price: $10.52

    • Chère Ijeawele

    • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • Narrated by: Annie Milon
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    "Je suis convaincue de l'urgence morale qu'il y a à nous atteler à imaginer ensemble une éducation différente pour nos enfants, pour tenter de créer un monde plus juste à l'égard des femmes et des hommes." À une amie qui lui demande quelques conseils pour élever selon les règles de l'art du féminisme la petite fille qu'elle vient de mettre au monde, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie répond sous la forme d'une missive enjouée, non dénuée d'ironie, qui prend vite la tournure d'un manifeste.

    Non-member price: $15.44