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Columbia author, winner of prestigious literary prize, to visit Howard library
Columbia author, winner of prestigious literary prize, to visit Howard library

Fresh from picking up the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, Columbia author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be meeting readers next week at the Howard County Public Library's Miller branch in Ellicott City. Author readings can be sparsely attended, but this one is at capacity and registration has been closed. "People here are a little giddy," Victoria Goodman, a publicity specialist for the library, wrote in an email. Adichie earned a master's degree in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University and currently divides her time between Columbia and her native Nigeria. She was honored for "Americanah," a book that the awards committee...

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