ABOUT ME

Chimdinma Adriel Onwukwe is a lawyer whose love for African Literature is unmatched. She is the host of The AfroReader Podcast - where she talks about books and how they mirror culture, society, and lifestyle. She believes we can change the world, one book, and conversation at a time.

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A BOOK THAT CHANGED THE WAY I SEE MYSELF, MY COMMUNITY & THE WORLD (PART 1): AMERICANAH

I wrote this last year. I never got around to sharing it. Today felt like the perfect day to do ...
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Notes On Grief: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Nothing prepared me for the deeply personal essay written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It was published inĀ The New Yorker on ...
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Conversations with Michael Afenfia

Prior to reading The Mechanics of Yenagoa, I had never read any work by Michael Afenfia. However, in 2018, I ...
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Conversations With Olaoluwa Oni

I first heard of Olaoluwa Oni four years ago. She took part inĀ Brittle Paper's I LOVE AFRICAN LITERATURE WRITING CONTEST ...
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A prizewinning novelist, a bad concussion and loss of memory during the coronavirus pandemic – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie first mentioned this fall when she wrote about her father's death on her social media pages. In this ...
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Prof. James Nwoye Adichie, Father of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Passes on…

I like to think of myself as a Chimamandian. So imagine the sadness that overwhelmed me when I heard that ...
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