Chris Abani

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A Young Seminarian Found Comfort In 'Giovanni's' Melancholy

Saturday, December 28, 2013

I was a shy boy of 11, soon to be withdrawn from a Catholic Seminary where I had been bullied and lonely and unhappy, when I found Giovanni's Room. I was on summer holiday; I used to spend my days reading from my parents' extensive library, usually on the rattan ...


Chinua Achebe and Chris Abani

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Chinua Achebe has been called the father of modern African literature. He’s here to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his famous novel, Things Fall Apart. And the acclaimed young Nigerian novelist Chris Abani talks about Achebe's influence on his own work.

Event: Chinua Achebe, Chris Abani, Toni Morrison, Chimamanda ...

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If Women Ruled the World

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers thinks that if women ruled the world, businesses would be more profitable, communities would be healthier, and politics would be more collegial. Also: acclaimed Nigerian authors Chinua Achebe and Chris Abani. And k.d. lang on her new album, "Watershed."

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