Ms. Magazine Online | More Than A Magazine - A Movement. Geek Feminism Blog | Women, feminism, and geek culture. The F-Word Blog. The Baileys Women's Fiction Prize shortlist got unveiled earlier this week and Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's third novel Americanah is one of the candidates for the prize.
If you have never heard of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, her TEDx Euston talk from April 2013 is a good place to start. The author won the prize previously, in 2007 (when it was called Orange Prize for Fiction) for her second novel Half of a Yellow Sun and its screen adaptation opens in UK cinemas on Friday. The film, directed by Biyi Bandele, starts Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Our regular contributor Katherine Wootton reviews it for us, especially praising the performances: Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog. Jezebel: Celebrity, Sex, Fashion for Women. Without Airbrushing. Bitch Media.