Okey Ndibe, author of Arrows of Rain, teaches fiction and African literature at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. After studying business management at the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu (Nigeria), Ndibe earned an MFA and PhD in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has taught at Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut and Simon’s Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. From 2001-2002, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Ndibe was the founding editor of African Commentary, a magazine published in the U.S. by Chinua Achebe. Ndibe writes a weekly column for the Sun of Nigeria. You may follow Ndibe on twitter @OkeyNdibe.

Book Reviews | November 19, 2012

Achebe’s Acts of Memory

The brouhaha over Chinua Achebe’s There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra, as throngs who hadn’t read the book stood up to vociferously vilify or champion it, represented a grave disservice to a book that is extraordinarily important, a carefully calibrated document that is at once a great labor of love and yet, […]

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Author Chinua Achebe.