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  • Chinua Achebe: A Selective Bibliography of His Books*


Things Fall Apart. New York: Anchor, 1994.
No Longer at Ease. New York: Anchor, 1994.
Arrow of God. New York: Anchor, 1989.
A Man of the People. New York: Anchor, 1988.
Anthills of the Savannah. New York: Anchor, 1997.
The African Trilogy. New York: Everyman’s Library, 2010.

Short Stories

Girls at War. New York: Anchor, 1991.


Christmas at Biafra, and Other Poems. New York: Doubleday, 1973.
Collected Poems. New York: Anchor, 2004.

Children’s Books

Chike and the River. New York: Anchor, 2011.
How the Leopard Got His Claws (with John Iroaganachi). Somerville, MA: Candlewick, 2011.
The Flute. Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension Pub Co Ltd, 1977.
The Drum. Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension Pub Co Ltd, 1977.

Nonfiction Prose

The Trouble with Nigeria. Enugu, Nigeria: Fourth Dimension Pub Co Ltd. 1998.
Hopes and Impediments. New York: Anchor, 1990.
Home and Exile. New York: Anchor, 2001.
There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra. New York: Penguin, 2012. [End Page 232]

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Achebe: People of a Man (2013) by Michael K. Taylor. Original graphite drawing (h: 11″ × 14″).

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* We have entered the U.S. American presses and recent dates of publication or republication for most of Mr. Achebe’s books in this bibliography.



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