CHINUA ACHEBE, tributes and reflections

: [Clarke (N.) & Currey (J.) eds.]

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340 pp., paperback, Banbury, 2014


A collection of forty-nine tributes to the writing and legacy of Nigerian novelist, poet, academic and critic Chinua Achebe (1930-2013). Contributors include Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Njabulo Ndebele, Kole Omotoso, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Bernth Lindfors, Ali A.Mazrui and Véronique Tadjo.

James Currey worked from 1967 with Chinua Achebe on the first one hundred titles in the Heinemann African Writers Series. In 1985 he and Clare Currey founded James Currey Publishers.
Ghanaian-born publisher Nana Ayebia Clarke was Submissions Editor of the Heinemann African Writers Series for twelve years until 2002. In 2003 she started Ayebia Clarke Publishing Limited together with her husband.