Saturday, 21 December 2013

Adichie’s 'Americanah' tops BBC’s Best of 2013 Books


Few weeks after The New York Times listed Chimamanda Ngozi  Adichie’s novel Americanah as top of 2013 books, the BBC has also given the Nigerian-born author a top place in its ‘Best of 2013 Books’.
 BBC says Adichie is “supremely smart.” She is also noted as a “fearless” writer when it comes to subjects such as “love, hate and shades of blackness.”

The BBC Top Ten Books 2013:
1. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2. The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber
3. The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon
4. The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
5. The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
6. The Son by Philipp Meyer
7. Sparta by Roxana Robinson
Tenth of December by George Saunders
9. The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
10. Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

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