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Are you coming to #FTWeekendFestival 's spring edition on March 18-20? Join us for a live interview with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about writing in a time of cultural conflict. Get your tickets here:

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Dozens of interviews and features - the @BBCSounds  author archive Ian Fleming, Martha Gellhorn, Hilary Mantel, Simone de Beauvoir, William Burroughs, Arthur C Clarke, Chinua Achebe, Joseph Heller, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ursula Le Guin, Ian McEwan…

Dozens of interviews and features - the @BBCSounds  author archive Ian Fleming, Martha Gellhorn, Hilary Mantel, Simone de Beauvoir, William Burroughs, Arthur C Clarke, Chinua Achebe, Joseph Heller, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ursula Le Guin, Ian McEwan…

“Every work of American literature is about race.” Last year, we asked writers, including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Desus & Mero and Henry Louis Gates Jr., about the books that shaped their understanding of race and racism. Here’s what they said.

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"Show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and over again, and that is what they become." — Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWatch her full TED Talk here:

"Show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and over again, and that is what they become." — Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWatch Chimamanda's classic TED Talk about the danger of a single story here:

"Barack Obama is as fine a writer as they come," Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes in her review of the former president’s new memoir. "It is not merely that this book avoids being ponderous, but that it is nearly always pleasurable to read."

"The Nigerian state has turned on its people," writes Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. "The only reason to shoot into a crowd of peaceful citizens is to terrorize: to kill some and make the others back down. It is a colossal and unforgivable crime."

“I didn’t become a feminist because I read about second-wave feminism,” says the author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. “I became a feminist because I grew up in Nigeria, and observed the world. And just saw what felt to me like an injustice that made no sense.”

“Men have to be on board. You can change women all you want — if you don’t change men, nothing changes. Because we share the world.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on why the feminist movement needs the support of men:

"I am sorry but if you are a white man you don't get to define what racism is" : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie#newsnight 

“Men have to be on board. You can change women all you want — if you don’t change men, nothing changes. Because we share the world.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explains why men are important for the feminist movement:

The wonderful and wise Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers her advice on helping girls reach their full potential. #InternationalWomensDay 

"I am sorry but if you are a white man you don't get to define what racism is" : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie#newsnight 

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