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Chinua Achebe

Acclaimed writer Chinua Achebe, whose full name was Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, was born in 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria and died in 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  He attended the University of Ibadan where he studied English. Following school, he joined the staff of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation in Lagos. Meanwhile, in 1958 he published Things Fall Apart, his groundbreaking novel brought him worldwide attention. It has since become one of the most widely read books in modern African literature. Later novels include No Longer at Ease, Arrow of God, and Anthills of the Savannah. In 1967, Achebe co-founded a publishing company. Achebe lectured at universities in the United States and returned to become a research fellow and later professor of English at the University of Nigeria. He also served as a director for two Nigerian publishers. In 1990, following a serious car accident, Achebe moved to the United States. He taught at Bard College and Brown University. In addition to his novels, Achebe wrote poetry, short stories, and a children's book. Achebe was the recipient of dozens of honorary degrees from universities. Among other honors, he was awarded the Man Booker International Prize, the Dorothy and Lilian Gish Prize, and the Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

Popular Series By Chinua Achebe

Books by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $30.09

No Longer at Ease

No Longer at Ease

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $15.89

Arrow of God

Arrow of God

Chinua Achebe

$6.19 - $9.19

Anthills of the Savannah

Anthills of the Savannah

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $22.29

A Man of the People

A Man of the People

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $13.55

The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart. No Longer at Ease. Arrow of God

The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart. No Longer at Ease. Arrow of God

Chinua Achebe

$20.49 - $25.47

Girls at War and Other Stories

Girls at War and Other Stories

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $12.77

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe

$4.19 - $4.79

There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

Chinua Achebe

$5.19 - $16.02

Home and Exile

Home and Exile

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $12.81

Telling Times

Telling Times

Chinua Achebe

$4.19 - $17.62

How the Leopard Got His Claws

How the Leopard Got His Claws

Chinua Achebe

$6.29 - $360.19

Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays

Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $12.79

Chike and the River

Chike and the River

Chinua Achebe

$5.69 - $12.79

Predictions: Thirty Great Minds on the Future (Popular Science)

Predictions: Thirty Great Minds on the Future (Popular Science)

Chinua Achebe

$4.19 - $45.29

The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays

The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays

Chinua Achebe

$3.99 - $8.99

The Trouble With Nigeria

The Trouble With Nigeria

Chinua Achebe

Out of Stock

Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Chinua Achebe

$4.19 - $13.70

Beware Soul Brother (African Writers)

Beware Soul Brother (African Writers)

Chinua Achebe

$9.69

Opening Worlds : Short Stories from Different Cultures

Opening Worlds : Short Stories from Different Cultures

Chinua Achebe

Out of Stock

No Longer at Ease: Intermediate

No Longer at Ease: Intermediate

Chinua Achebe

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The iDeal Reader: Your iDeal Reader Sampler

The iDeal Reader: Your iDeal Reader Sampler

Chinua Achebe

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The Drum

The Drum

Chinua Achebe

Out of Stock

An Image of Africa

An Image of Africa

Chinua Achebe

Out of Stock

The Flute: A Children's Story (Tortoise books)

The Flute: A Children's Story (Tortoise books)

Chinua Achebe

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Christmas in Biafra and other poems

Christmas in Biafra and other poems

Chinua Achebe

$25.69

Beyond Hunger In Africa: Conventional Wisdom And An African Vision

Beyond Hunger In Africa: Conventional Wisdom And An African Vision

Chinua Achebe

Out of Stock

York Notes on Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" (Longman Literature Guides)

York Notes on Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" (Longman Literature Guides)

Chinua Achebe

$4.19

Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays

Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays

Chinua Achebe

$73.29

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