Chinua Achebe 1930-2013

Chinua Achebe. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/The Guardian

Chinua Achebe. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/The Guardian

When I returned to college to complete my BA, my first creative writing professor handed us a list of required reading. Things Fall Apart was at the top of that list.  Achebe was my introduction to World Literature and I have been thankful ever since…

A piece from the Guardian: Nigeria in mourning for Chinua Achebe

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Filed under Authors, Chinua Achebe, Death, Nigeria, World Literature

3 responses to “Chinua Achebe 1930-2013

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  2. I was shocked to see this! I read some of Achebe’s essays a while ago and enjoyed them a good bit, but haven’t read any of his novels yet.

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