Civil War, 1967-1970
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jan 18, 2008 — When Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie came to the U.S. for college, she found her roommates didn't know much about Africa. So she gave them a collection of beautiful, complex Ghanaian stories called No Sweetness Here.
Sep 17, 2006 — She wasn't born when civil war broke out in her native Nigeria. But Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie — now 29 — flawlessly chronicles the Ibo people's efforts to create the short-lived nation of Biafra in her novel Half of a Yellow Sun.