The Thing Around Your Neck
- Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
- Publisher: HarperCollins
- ISBN: 9780007306213 9780007306213
The Thing Around Your Neck is a collection of 12 short stories, focusing mainly on the lives and experiences of Nigerian women - women caught up in political or religious violence, coping with displacement, loneliness and disappointment in their new lives or their new marriages, surviving tragedy.