Things Fall Apart is an English-language novel byNigerian author Chinua Achebe published in 1958 byWilliam Heinemann Ltd in the UK; in 1962, it was also the first work published in Heinemann's African Writers Series. Things Fall Apart is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, one of the first to receive global critical acclaim. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and is widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world.

Things Fall Apart is an English-language novel byNigerian author Chinua Achebe published in 1958 byWilliam Heinemann Ltd in the UK; in 1962, it was also the first work published in Heinemann's African Writers Series. Things Fall Apart is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, one of the first to receive global critical acclaim. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and is widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world.

❖ May 28, 1935 ❖ John Steinbeck's first successful novel, "Tortilla Flat," is published.

❖ May 28, 1935 ❖ John Steinbeck's first successful novel, "Tortilla Flat," is published.

{CAN'T WAIT TO READ} Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson: A Story of Justice and Redemption // a bestseller and a book I've been meaning to read since I watched his amazing TED Talk - http://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice

{CAN'T WAIT TO READ} Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson: A Story of Justice and Redemption // a bestseller and a book I've been meaning to read since I watched his amazing TED Talk - http://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice

The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.  I bought this book a long time ago but havent read it accept for what we learned in highschool.  But it is on my things to do list. :)

The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. I bought this book a long time ago but havent read it accept for what we learned in highschool. But it is on my things to do list. :)

A compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change, the Penguin Classics edition of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is introduced by Biyi Bandele. Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, ...

A compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change, the Penguin Classics edition of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is introduced by Biyi Bandele. Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, ...

Ben Jones, 1984 (winning entry for the 50 Watts' Polish Book Cover Contest) by 50 Watts, via Flickr

Ben Jones, 1984 (winning entry for the 50 Watts' Polish Book Cover Contest) by 50 Watts, via Flickr

Concerned about the state of the arts in Canada, author Yann Martel (Life of Pi) began this website of suggested reading. Every two weeks since Stephen Harper was elected prime minister, Martel posts another book "that has been known to expand stillness." Pictured is "Things Fall Apart" by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

Concerned about the state of the arts in Canada, author Yann Martel (Life of Pi) began this website of suggested reading. Every two weeks since Stephen Harper was elected prime minister, Martel posts another book "that has been known to expand stillness." Pictured is "Things Fall Apart" by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

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