Africa’s Premiere Entertainment Portal Blogspot Celebrates 50 Years Of Literature With Chinua Achebe!

Awo Shakes Hands With Mr. Achebe!

Yesterday, the world celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s Book “Things Fall Apart.”

The event was sponsored by PEN/Faulkner and The Washington Post. For this historic event, Books Section Editor Awo Sarpong Ansu was on hand to shake the hands of the Master.

Thanks for making African Literary History…Mr. Achebe. We honor you and thank you for laying a foundation that is second to none.

We at, pay homage to Mr. Achebe and celebrate the Author in us all!


Awo grabs a final photo with Mr. Achebe –

for the road!

For more on exquisite literature inspired by The African Experience and this event, visit us here




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Awo Sarpong Ansu has written an article that describes
a book that made African literary history, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achele. She captured the excitement in the conference room at the Washington Post that Mr. Achele generates. Her description of the novel and the aura around the author has prompted me to go out and purchase this 50 year old book. It made me realize that I had never read anything by a black African and I wanted to see his perspective of the changes in Africa caused by the appearance of white men. I am grateful to Ms. Awo for her well-written and creative book review.

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