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Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections,...read more

Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections, and numerous other books. He was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and, for over 15 years, was the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013.


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The African Trilogy

Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease, and Arrow of God

Written by Chinua Achebe
Introduction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Hopes and Impediments

Selected Essays

Written by Chinua Achebe

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Contemporary World Literature

The African Trilogy; House of the Spirits; One Hundred Years of Solitude; The Cairo Trilogy; A House for Mr. Biswas; Midnight's Children

Written by Chinua Achebe, Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Naguib Mahfouz and V.S. Naipaul