Six decades after its publication, Things Fall Apart remains the novel to beat. This is not just in Africa where it towers ahead of many others, but also all over the world where its influence continues to grow. It is thus not surprising that different continents are gearing up for the Diamond celebration of the first novel of the legendary writer, Chinua Achebe.
At the head of the celebration is the Christy and Chinua Achebe Foundation, working with various institutions. According to a former President of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Dr. Wale Okediran, the project will hold between February and December. Read more