Invitation to World Literature: Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”

I had the pleasure and privilege of participating in the creation of the episode of this new PBS series about Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart.” You can find more thoughts about the book in my introduction to the Everyman edition. And this year’s Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize for an artist “who has made an outstanding contribution to the beauty of the world and to mankind’s enjoyment and understanding of life” will be awarded to him on October 27, 2010, in New York City. “Da alü, Chinualumogu!”