Chinua Achebe

 
Achebe's legacy, our lodestone
Achebe's legacy, our lodestone
The vice-chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, Adam Habib, opened the fourth M&G Literary Festival this past weekend with a warning...
M&G LitFest: Nadine Gordimer remembers Chinua Achebe
M&G LitFest: Nadine Gordimer remembers Chinua Achebe
Gordimer described Achebe, well-known for his novel Things Fall Apart, as a fearless writer; the eponymous "man of the...
M&G LitFest: Adam Habib on SA's 'moment of reckoning'
M&G LitFest: Adam Habib on SA's 'moment of reckoning'
Upon arrival at the Market Theatre on Friday, one is greeted by two signs: "Keep calm and don't suspend the revolution" and...
[Podcast]Gordimer: Chinua Achebe did not fear a challenge
[Podcast]Gordimer: Chinua Achebe did not fear a challenge
Nobel prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has celebrated the legacy of the late writer Chinua Achebe at the M&G Literary festival.
Festival to focus on ‘Achebe’s children’
Festival to focus on ‘Achebe’s children’
Nadine Gordimer, Adam Habib, NoViolet Bulawayo (on the long list for the Booker Prize), Ronnie Kasrils, Isabel Hofmeyr, Shaun de Waal, Craig...
Thousands to pay tribute to Chinua Achebe at memorial
Thousands to pay tribute to Chinua Achebe at memorial
Revered Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, author of the widely praised novel Things Fall Apart, will be
Chinua Achebe: Without the story we are blind
Chinua Achebe: Without the story we are blind
Anthills of the Savannah (1987), the last novel the late Chinua Achebe wrote, has a chapter with the title Impetuous Son. The impetuous...
Achebe's anti-colonial novels still relevant today
Achebe's anti-colonial novels still relevant today
Achebe's mission statement, by his own admission, was to...
Founding father of African fiction Chinua Achebe dies
Founding father of African fiction Chinua Achebe dies
The publication of his first novel, Things Fall Apart, in 1958 not only contested European narratives about Africans but also challenged...
Renowned writer Chinua Achebe dies
Renowned writer Chinua Achebe dies
Twitter was aflutter with rumours that Achebe died on Thursday night at a Boston hospital as fans tweeted tributes to the Nigerian...
Moving account of a nation at war with itself
Moving account of a nation at war with itself
THERE WAS A COUNTRY: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF BIAFRA by Chinua Achebe (Allen Lane)

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