Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe was born in Ogidi, Anambra on November 16th, 1930 and passed away at the age of 82 on March 21st, 2013.

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Chinua Achebe Stats: The highest rated book by Chinua Achebe on Book Notification is Things Fall Apart, the first novel in the African Trilogy series. The second-highest rated book is Anthills of the Savannah, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Chinua Achebe on Book Notification is Things Fall Apart, the first novel in the African Trilogy series. The second most read book is Anthills of the Savannah, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Chinua Achebe books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Chinua Achebe is the African Trilogy Series.

List of African Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Morning Yet on Creation Day
1975
2
The Trouble with Nigeria
1984
3
Hopes and Impediments
1988
4
The University and the Leadership Factor in Nigerian Politics
1988
5
Critical Fictions
1992
6
Beyond Hunger In Africa
1992
7
Things Fall Apart with Connections
1995
8
Africa's Tarnished Name
1997
9
Conversations with Chinua Achebe
1997
10
Another Africa
1998
11
Home and Exile
2000
12
An Image of Africa
2002
13
Africa: A Short History
2004
14
The Education of a British-Protected Child
2009
15
There Was a Country
2012

List of Chinua Achebe Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Winds of Change
1981
2
African Short Stories
1984
3
The Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories
1992
4
PEN America Issue 2: Home and Away
2001
5
Opening Worlds
2002
6
Anchor Book of Modern African Stories
2002
7
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology
2007
8
Four Continents
2008
9
Gods and Soldiers
2009
10
Pen America: A Journal for Writers and Readers: 13 Lovers
2009
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Chinua Achebe: Biography

Chinua Achebe was born on November 16th, 1930. Chinua passed away March 21st, 2013 at 82 years old. Chinua Achebe was born in Ogidi, Anambra.

Chinua Achebe is probably best known for their Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 15 books available. The first was released in 1975 with the book Morning Yet on Creation Day. The most recently released book was There Was a Country which was released in 2012.

Chinua Achebe also wrote the Collections series which has 5 books including Things Fall Apart and Related Readings and Girls at War and Other Stories.

Chinua Achebe: Awards & Accolades

Chinua Achebe has won multiple awards including: The St. Louis Literary Award, Distinguished Figure in Literature, in 1999 and the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2007.

Chinua Achebe books have been nominated for multiple awards, Anthills of the Savannah was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1987. The Education of a British-Protected Child was nominated for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Nonfiction, in 2010.

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Chinua Achebe: F.A.Q

When was Chinua Achebe Born?

Chinua Achebe was born on November 16th, 1930.

When did Chinua Achebe die?

Chinua Achebe died on March 21st, 2013 at 82 years old.

Where was Chinua Achebe Born?

Chinua Achebe was born in Ogidi, Anambra, .

What awards has Chinua Achebe won?

Chinua Achebe has won the following awards: Distinguished Figure in Literature at the St. Louis Literary Award (1999) and the Outstanding Achievement in Fiction at the International Booker Prize (2007).

What was the first book Chinua Achebe wrote?

The first novel written by Chinua Achebe was Things Fall Apart, published in 1958.

What was the most recent book Chinua Achebe wrote?

Their most recently released work was There Was a Country on September 27th, 2012.

How many books has Chinua Achebe written?

Chinua Achebe has written 30 books. 3 books in the African Trilogy Series, 2 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 5 books in the Collections, 4 books in the Children's Books, 15 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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