Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Watch highlights from the first ever Stylist book club with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

untitled-2.jpg
untitled-3.jpg
untitled-1.jpg

There was laughter, whoops of approval, some stellar writing advice and at least 10 smashed glasses...

We're talking, of course, about Stylist's inaugural book club with award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, which took place on May 29 last month.

The event was a sell-out success, as a crowd of 250 Adichie enthusiasts flocked to London's Waldorf Astoria hotel to hear the author read from her new book Americanah and share a few pearls of literary wisdom (with fine wine, canapés and a free copy of the book along the way).

But if you missed out on the soirée, fear not: we've got all the video highlights right here.

Tune in to watch Adichie, 36, talk about everything from character creation to feminism, Beyonce and how Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has won film rights to her latest book...

Read more about the event here or tweet @StylistMagazine #Stylistbookclub.

Video: Cherryduck Productions

Related

rexfeatures-3363448a.jpg

Hidden Europe: the best secret travel locations in Britain, Spain, Italy and more

untitled-12.jpg

The best of the week in Instagram pics, from Beyoncé to SJP to Mindy Kaling

rexfeatures-1227605n.jpg

From the CIA to North Korea and Cher, the most unlikely people to follow on Twitter

untitled-1.jpg

Breastfeeding graduate row sparks #normalizebreastfeeding campaign

hero-use-now.jpg

Top 10 Brazilian snack recipes to watch the World Cup with

hero.jpg

This summer's best beach books and holiday reads

Comments

More

The best new books to read in October 2016

From murder mysteries, to magical dream-quests by Sarah Shaffi

27 Sep 2016

The 10 best book-to-film adaptations have been revealed

Can the film ever be better than the book? by Kayleigh Dray

27 Sep 2016

The girl power cast for the Peter Rabbit movie is beyond incredible

The cast of Star Wars and Bridesmaids are teaming up for the Beatrix Potter adaptation by Kayleigh Dray

27 Sep 2016

Judge orders sex offender to buy feminist literature for victim

Titles include The Diary of Anne Frank and works by Virginia Woolf by Harriet Hall

26 Sep 2016

Why India’s latest comic book heroine is a rape survivor

In Priya's Mirror, the resilient heroine teams up with acid attack survivors to defeat gender-based violence. by Moya Crockett

26 Sep 2016

Girl on the Train author on the moment that sparked her smash hit book

And it was all down to the commute... by Sarah Biddlecombe

22 Sep 2016

The cast for The Handmaid’s Tale is beyond incredible

Yet another talented star has been added to the Margaret Atwood adaptation... by Kayleigh Dray

22 Sep 2016

This bestselling author is offering her cottage as a free writing spot

"Are you a writer, and wish you had some peace in which to write?" by Sarah Biddlecombe

20 Sep 2016

You can now buy one of the most famous houses in children’s literature

Magical news for muggles everywhere by Kayleigh Dray

19 Sep 2016

Pooh’s forgotten friend finally makes it to the Hundred Acre Wood

Are you ready for a brand-new Winnie-the-Pooh book? by Kayleigh Dray

19 Sep 2016