Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
A New York Times Best Seller ● A Skimm Reads Pick ● An NPR Best Book of the Year
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A powerful statement about feminism today from the author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists.
A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie’s letter of response: fifteen invaluable suggestions—direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. Filled with compassionate guidance and advice, it gets right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century, and starts a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
Paperback | 80 pages | Anchor | Reprint Edition | 2018