One Book, One New York with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Kelly Coyle-Crivelli | June 29 2017 | Community Reads

On June 5th, The New York Public Library and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment celebrated the culminating event for New York City’s One Book, One New York program with a special evening featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her book AMERICANAH at the historic Celeste Bartos Forum. Broadway and Showtime’s Billions series actress, Condola Rashad opened with a reading from AMERICANAH. Adichie was interviewed on stage by BuzzFeed editor Isaac Fitzgerald in front of a sold-out 500-person audience and among the many themes of the book discussed were immigration, family, race and, hope.

You can view the entire event here.

A novel
A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.