In addition to wanting to write a traditional love story and write the kind of novel about race she’d always wanted to read, Chimamanda gives us yet another reason why she wrote Americanah. It’s her “Fuck-You Novel.”
Watch the recent Huff Post interview to see what she means. You also won’t have to wonder any more what Chimamanda thinks of Obama and Lupita.
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