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Funmi Iyanda
Lagos, Nigeria
Funmi Iyanda is a multi award-winning producer and broadcast journalist. She is the CEO of Ignite Media and Executive Director of Creation Television
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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Thing Around Your Neck

Last week, was at Chimamanda’s book reading to coincide with her new book going on sale nationally in America. Ran into a few bloggers and Teju Cole then went to dinner with Chimamanda and her peeps including the beautiful Zadie Smith and Lola Ogunnaike of CNN


Teju and I

Chimamanda signs the books










me, Zadie Smith

IV, Chimamanda

me, Ezinne and friend

Hlonipha, Chimamanda, me and Lola

What is she thinking?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi Funmi, I can't believe I can reach you here!


Anyway, its so difficult to find Chimamanda's books, wonder why? I'm in Kaduna/Kano axis, can you tell me where to find them around here?

As a writer (wannabe???), I am in awe of this lady's talent.. can I also reach her somehow?

Tella said...

I was so excited about her new book, having read the others. But was disappointed that the signing in Los Angeles was cancelled without announcement, and I drove there 70mi...I guess that's what makes me a super fan.