• I didn't want to be apologetic about my love story, and I think to be willing to write about love you have to be willing to sound foolish. I wanted to write about foolish and goofy love and different relationships. I wanted to write about interracial relationships in a way that does not pretend as if race does not exist.

    "The Rumpus Interview With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie" by Kima Jones, June 17, 2014.