I was in class about to teach when I heard the news that he had passed away. I took a few moments of silence to mourn the loss of a great writer. At the end of the class, a student of mine read the news and asked 'Who was Chinua Achebe?' To which I replied, 'One of the greatest writers of our time'. And he truly was. I may have fallen in love with his writing at a very late stage in my life, but I am grateful that I discovered it when I did. So thank you sir for great literature. Rest in Peace!!!
This is not an exhaustive list, but to celebrate a literary icon, here's a look at some his novels, memoirs, short story collections, essays and more.