RIP Chinua Achebe

March 22, 2013 | 2 books mentioned

According to the TimesThe Guardian and other sources, Things Fall Apart author Chinua Achebe has died. Last October, we published a review of his final book, There Was a Countrywhich you might want to reread as a first step to considering his legacy. (You could also check out our piece on Things Fall Apart.)

is a staff writer for The Millions and an MFA candidate at Johns Hopkins. Prior to coming to Baltimore, he studied literature and worked in IT while living in Dublin, Ireland. You can find him on Twitter at @tdbeckwith.

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