The former president suggested books like "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
Each day, more than 28,000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict or persecution. To believe that migrants
Being of this land lies not in the color of your skin, the dialect you speak or your culture. It is an inner being.
Moreover, after my many trips to Africa, I even changed my middle name from Ann to a Nigerian middle name of Ngozi. My soon
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.
I read Things Fall Apart to find my past, but it defined my future. It helped me recognize the beauty of the English language and prepared me for life in a way that no book had ever done before.
Women's History Month Spotlight: Advice From the 19th Century, on Loneliness and Doubt, Horses, Vacuum Cleaners and the Nature of Time
In honor of women's history month and to celebrate the paperback publication of The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., I arranged an interview with Eugénie R. herself (heretofore known only as my fictional character) to find out how this 19th century woman feels about our 21st century world.
The books that change our lives. It sounds like the dramatic segue into the credits of a soap opera, but it's kind of true right? There are those books that change the way you see the world, a person or yourself that stay with you forever.
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.
The Nigerian novelist, poet, and political activist Chinua Achebe has died. A few years ago, Nashville's Tom House played