Chinua Achebe

  • Nigeria's elite, whom Chinua Achebe shunned, sing praises for him 24-05-2013 10:56 AM

    Ogidi, Nigeria: Writer Chinua Achebe shunned Nigeria's corrupt politicians and twice turned down national honors, never fearing to criticize those he felt ruined his country. On Thursday, however, the lawmakers and the country's elite came to praise him. Hundreds attended Achebe's funeral among the rolling hills of his eastern Nigeria...
  • A dialogue between Chinua Achebe and UR Ananthamurthy 16-04-2013 03:51 PM

    When Chinua Achebe visited the Dept. of English at the University of Mysore to deliver special lectures this dialogue with Prof. UR Ananthamurthy was recorded and published in the Sunday herald on April 12, 1981. A Kannada version of this dialogue is included in a collection of essays of Prof...