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3.22.13 … RIP Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart …

Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart, RIP: Two of my children read Things Fall Apart in 9th grade.  I’ve been meaning to read it.  I’ll move it up on my reading list.

[Writers] ask me, ‘Is it good to shoot my manuscript to other people to get their advice?’ My answer is, ‘No!’ You are in it for the duration – don’t expect any kind of lowering of the terms of imprisonment that you’re going to have. You are your own editor, and so it’s yours.

Beloved Nigerian author Chinua Achebe talks to Studio 360’s Kurt Andersen. Achebe, celebrated for having put African literature on the world map with his groundbreaking 1958 novel Things Fall Apart, passed away this week at the age of 82.

via Explore – [Writers] ask me, ‘Is it good to shoot my….


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