One of Nigeria’s most outstanding authors, Chimamanda Adichie was recently pictured at a private dinner with the former US president, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama.
The Americanah author who was in the company of her husband, Dr Esege was spotted alongside notable personalities such as Shaw-Scott, renowned movie director – Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw.
According to Chimamanda’s brother, Chuka who posted the picture on his Instagram page stated that he was very glad to see his darling little sister make giant strides as she sat with great minds such as hers.
When my definition of a great evening is some of the greatest minds I admire meeting to have a private dinner and when the great minds include my darling little sister @chimamanda_adichie, President Barack Obama Michelle Obama @michelleobama, Steven Spielberg and his wife.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who was born on the 15th day of September 1977 in Enugu State, Nigeria grew up as the fifth of six children in an Igbo family in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State.
She is internationally known as a writer of short stories and non-fictional books that include novels like Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and Americanah (2013). Her short story collections include books like; The Thing Around Your Neck (2009) and the book-length essay We Should All Be Feminists (2014).
Her most recent book, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, was published in March 2017.