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Nigerian award winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was in France a few days ago to promote her latest book, “Americanah”.

Americanah is a New York Time’s 10 Best Books of the Year as well as the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Over 500,000 copies of the book have already been sold in the United States alone and it has also been translated into 25 other languages.

Speaking with France 24’s Nicolas Germain in an interview, the “Half of a Yellow Sun” author was asked to talk about the two major contestants in the upcoming presidential election in her home country of NigeriaResponding to the question, the novelist said: “None of the two main candidates inspires her”.

Her novel, “Americanah” has been adapted for film and will feature “12 Years A Slave” star, Lupita Nyong’o and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo.

ALSO SEE: Lupita Nyong’o, Chimamanda Adichie, Late Stella Adadevoh and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Makes CNN’s Leading Women 2014 List.

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