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Chinua Achebe Dead

Obama, Others Extol Achebe's Legacy

Ademola Bello | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
Ademola Bello

A celebration of life for the late renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe was held on June 2, 2013 at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington DC.

Chinua Achebe and Nairobi Half Life

Hayden Bixby | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Hayden Bixby

He never knew me, of course, but I've carried his books and his words through these intervening decades... and his death this week has reminded me to re-examine what the hell I'm still up to: still traveling to Nairobi after all these years, not exactly a tourist but certainly not a Kenyan, either.

'Things Fall Apart' Author Dies

Posted 03.22.2013 | Home

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author of Things Fall Apart, is dead according to a report published by the BBC. Born in 1930, he was a prominent writer a...