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adichie13What were you up to last week? Well, Chimamanda was in Paris.

As part of the promotional events around the official release of Americanah in France, she met up with Nicholas Germain for an interview that aired on France 24.

After giving her usual spiel about how she became black in America, she opens up a bit about the upcoming Nigerian election.

“I am not inspired by either candidate,” she says, “I wish we had more choices. I wish we had a real inspirational candidate, but we don’t. So for me, it’s irrelevant who wins. I just want Nigeria to get back to a place where we go back to a certain kind of stability.”

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Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches African literature. She received her doctorate at Duke University. She is the founder and editor of Brittle Paper and series editor of Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writer’s imprint.

One Response to “Adichie in Paris! | Tells Paris TV Her Thoughts on The Nigerian Election” Subscribe

  1. Manny January 26, 2015 at 2:22 pm #

    usual spiel ha

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