The influential African writer Chinua Achebe has died at the age of 82. He is most famous for the classic work Things Fall Apart. We have several copies of this book on the second floor of King. You can check the call number PR9387.9.A3 T5.
If you'd like to hear more about his life and the significance of his work, check out a couple of these links: What's the Word: The African Novel, POSTSCRIPT: CHINUA ACHEBE, 1930-2013, Chinua Achebe's Biography and Style and Chinua Achebe: David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies.
Here are some of his other works, in case you'd like to read more by him:
There was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra. King Library (2nd floor) | PR9387.9.A3 Z468 2012
Arrow of God. King Library (2nd floor) | PR9387.9.A3 A77 1965
Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays. King Library (2nd floor) | PR9340.5 .A3 1975
Home and Exile. King Library (2nd floor) | PR9387.9.A3 Z467 2000
Girls at War and Other Stories. King Library (2nd floor) | PR6051.C5 G57 1977