Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Enugu, Enuga, Nigeria in 1977. She is one of Nigeria’s best known authors around the world along with Chinua Achebe. Her three novels, Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Americanah have been widely celebrated.

We will be reading two stories from her collection of short stories, The Thing Around Your Neck. We will read:

A Private Experience
The Headstrong Historian

Download the short stories here:

Please read ahead of time so that we can talk about the stories over coffee.

We will meet up at La Biela in Plaza Francia, Recoleta on June 16th at 7:30 PM. In order for us to save a place for you at the table, please send us an email to let us know you will be attending.

cafeliterarioba @

See you soon!