Posts Tagged ‘novelist’

Nigerian Novelist, Edgy Violinist Win MacArthur `Genius Grants'

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
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A Nigerian-born writer who chronicled her homeland's wrenching conflicts, a saxophonist known for his brazen approach to Latin music and a violinist who ignores boundaries are among the winners of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's... Read More | Share

Young Nigerian wins British book award

Written on June 6th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won Britain's Orange Prize for fiction by women, becoming the first African to take the award in its 12-year history, organizers said Wednesday. Adichie, 29, also the youngest author to have won the prize, was... Read More | Share

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