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Things Fall Apart: A Novel (Paperback)

by Chinua Achebe

Clickworthy Headlines about 'The Fishermen' by Chigozie Obioma 3

In writing about a novel like The Fishermen, I find myself in a dilemma. I loved it. I'm tempted to make a grand claim about this book, but which should I make?

Ten Who Left Us: Select Literary Obituaries from 2013 6

We lost great talents from every precinct of the literary world last year. Here is a highly selective compendium of the how they lived, when they died, and the books they left behind

Silently, Side by Side: Reading with My Son 11

Maybe those days of curling up in bed with a story were long gone, but what if we read the same book together silently in the living room? If I bought two copies of a novel, we could take on chapter-length chunks each evening and then discuss what we’d just read. Perhaps in this way I could gently lead my son to an appreciation of the deeper internal landscapes that literature offers.

Achebe Memoir on the Way 0

Things Fall Apart and the Price of Tradition 5