On Monday of Last Week by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer of novels, short stories and nonfiction.  She was described in the Times Literary Supplement as “the most prominent of a “procession of critically acclaimed young Anglophone authors that is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature.”  Tonight’s story is taken from her collection The Thing Around Your Neck and was recently been made into a film.