Readers' Review: Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart"

Readers' Review: Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart"

The May Readers' Review panel discusses Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel about the inevitable culture clash that follows the arrival of Christian missionaries in an African village.

The May Readers' Review panel discusses Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel about the inevitable culture clash that follows the arrival of Christian missionaries in an African village.

Guests

Roger Wilkins

professor of history and American culture at George Mason University

E. Ethelbert Miller

poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."

Patricia Griffith

novelist and associate professor of English at George Washington University

Valerie Babb

professor of English at Georgetown University

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