Alfred A. Knopf

Alfred A. Knopf is a division of Random House, Inc. is the U.S., the world's largest trade-book publisher, and is owned by Bertelsmann AG, one of the world's foremost media companies.

Random House, Inc. assumed its current ownership with its acquisition by Bertelsmann in 1998, which brought together the imprints of the former Random House, Inc. with those of the former Bantam Doubleday Dell. Random House, Inc.'s adult publishing groups are the Crown Publishing Group, the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, and the Random House Publishing Group.

Together, these groups and their imprints publish fiction and nonfiction, both original and reprints, by some of the foremost and most popular writers of our time. They appear in a full range of formats—including hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, audio, electronic, and digital, for the widest possible readership from adults to young adults and children.

The Thing Around Your Neck, Alfred A. KnopfThe Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2009. This is the most recent novel of Chimamanda. The Thing Around Your Neck was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Notable Book and a People and Black Issues Book Review Best Book of the Year, and won the Orange Broadband Prize. This novel is written with wit and compassion. A wonderful story-teller who explore with vivid touch such subjects as love and betrayal, this is another successful book of Nigerian Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who shows the literary powers. She grew up in Nigeria, and her work has been translated into 30 languages...


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