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Adichie, Murakami on ‘Time’ magazine’s 100 most influential list

Authors Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Haruki Murakami are on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. In Time, Radhika Jones writes that Adichie’s ‘greatest power is as a creator of characters who struggle profoundly to understand their place in the world’. She also notes that Adichie ‘found her voice as cultural critic’ with her viral TEDxEuston talk ‘We Should All Be Feminists’. Yoko Ono writes of Murakami: ‘Murakami-san has a singular vision, as informed by pop culture as it is by deep channels of Japanese tradition … In recent years, as the government in Japan has become more conservative, Murakami-san has become a valuable voice for peace.’ To see the full list, click here.

 

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