Category: African Studies

Things Fall Apart – 60th anniversary

Things Fall Apart – 60th anniversary

On 17 June, 1958, the hardback edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart was published by the London-based publishing house William Heinemann. The landmark novel, which follows the life of a fictional… READ MORE

Ngugi’s 80th Year

Ngugi’s 80th Year

Some author publisher relationships stand the test of time. James Currey (the man) first met James Ngugi (as he was then called) in June 1962 at the ‘Conference of African… READ MORE