Nia Hampton

Critic

Brazil

Nia Hampton is a fledging freelancer writer. She has contributed her writings to Dazed Magazine, Village Voice, The Coalition Magazine, VICE.

8.0 Rating
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new work is not a children's story. It's about children — daughters, specifically. Adichie prefaces the book (addressed to the mothers of girls) with the story of a friend, Ijeawele, who asked the author in a letter, "How do I raise a feminist?" Dear Ijeawele is an extended version of that correspondence. Letter writing as literature is nothing new. Dostoyevsky used the epistolary form in Poor Folk to examine class ...