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Born in 1930, Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe is probably black Africa's most widely read novelist. His first work, Things Fall Apart, is regarded as a classic of world literature and has been translated into 40 languages.

Introducer Biography:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria and now lives in the United States. She is the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sunand The Thing Around Your Neck.

Books by Chinua Achebe

Africa's Tarnished Name
There Was A Country
An Image of Africa & The Trouble with Nigeria
African Trilogy, The: Things Fall Apart No Longer at Ease Arrow of God,
Arrow Of God
Things Fall Apart