Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013), a native of Nigeria, was one of the first prominent postcolonial African authors.  His first novel, Things Fall Apart, came out in 1958, and is now read in schools around the world.  Achebe won the Man Booker Prize in 2007.  Petworth Library has a display of books by and about Achebe, including:


The Fiction of Chinua Achebe
 

 The Fiction of Chinua Achebe
Conversations with Chinua Achebe Conversations with Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart
 
 Things Fall Apart
There Was a Country There Was a Country