A French Journalist Asked Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie If Nigeria Had Libraries, It Did Not Go Down Well

Famed feminist author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was appalled when asked by a French Journalist yesterday if there are any libraries in Nigeria. She gave a very fitting response and went on to explain how it matters to her that her books..

Famed feminist author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was appalled when asked by a French Journalist yesterday if there are any libraries in Nigeria. She gave a fitting response and went on to explain how it matters to her that her books are read by Nigerian people, the people she often writes about.

The journalist went on:

In France, we don’t know very much about Nigeria. When we hear Nigeria, we think about Boko Haram and violence and security. Tell us something different.

Heavy sigh!

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