Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer who has published critically-acclaimed novels such as “Americanah,” "Purple Hibiscus," and “Half of a Yellow Sun.” Her works deal primarily with immigration, stereotypes, race, and self-discovery. Through her works, Adichie has become a strong advocate for opposing gender roles as well as encouraging individuals to accept and express their uniqueness. Adichie’s wisdom and insight continuously inspire readers to accept themselves for who they are as well as to acknowledge the impact and greater-good that we can bring to the world.
12. "I am a person who believes in asking questions, in not conforming for the sake of conforming. I am deeply dissatisfied - about so many things, about injustice, about the way the world works - and in some ways, my dissatisfaction drives my storytelling."
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