Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Contemporary Novel of Ideas Finds its Footing
March 13, 2014

Two recent novels by Nigerian expats have explored the limits of the novel of ideas.

The READ: Franzen Fallout
September 07, 2010

Franzenfreude, Franzen feud, Franzen frenzy: This literary squabble, one of the most fraught in recent years, isn’t over. It started two weeks ago when Jodi Picoult, peeved that the Times had given Freedom two glowing reviews in one week, gently tweaked (should that be tweeked?) the paper via Twitter: “Is anyone shocked?