Fans of Adichie are bound to enjoy Emecheta’s writing. Much like Aidoo, Emecheta is one of the foremost African female authors and a lauded Nigerian author. Her work largely focuses on gender issues in Igbo society and Nigeria, and racial politics in the UK. Some of her more popular works include her first novel In the Ditch, Second Class Citizen, The Slave Girl, and The Joys of Motherhood. Her television play, A Kind of Marriage, was screened by the BBC in 1976. She was awarded with the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2005.