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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins Top Women's Fiction Prize


Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction recently announced that author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded their 'Best of the Best' award for her novel "Half of a Yellow Sun."

"Half of a Yellow Sun" was first awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2007 and now has won ‘Best of the Best’ of the second decade of winners.
"To be selected as ‘Best of the Best’ of the past decade is such an honour. I’m very grateful and very happy,” Adichie said on winning the award. "Over the years it's [the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction] brought wonderful literature to a wide readership that might not have found many of the books. I have a lot of respect for the books that have won in the past 10 years and also for the books that have been shortlisted - I feel I am in very good company."

Read more about the award here.
Watch Adichie's acceptance speech below.

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