Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins University on May 18, 2016, in Baltimore.
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A new short story by your fave, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is slated to run on the cover of the New York Times Book Review's July 4 weekend issue, according to a press release.

Adichie, an award-winning writer—known for her works Americanah, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, to name a select few—was commissioned to write the short story. According to the release, it is the first commissioned short story published in the Times Book Review. The work is titled “The Arrangements.”


When commissioning the work, the Times Book Review asked Adichie to write a fictional story on a subject of her choice related to this election season. The release indicates that the final result is "a modern-day riff on Virginia Woolf’s classic, Mrs. Dalloway." The story centers on the family of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. 

According to the release, another story looking at the election from presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's perspective will follow in the Times Book Review in the fall.

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