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Chinua Achebe

Name at birth: Albert Chinualumogu AchebeNigerian Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel Things Fall Apart remains one of the most important books in English by an African author. The first internationally succes…

The Roots

Things Fall Apart MCA In contrast to so many flavor-of-the-week hip-hop acts, Philadelphia's Roots throw down mind-spinning rhymes and a real musical vision that sets them apart from th…

10. The Roots

Things Fall ApartMCA In contrast to so many flavor-of-the-week hip-hop acts, Philadelphia's Roots throw down mind-spinning rhymes and a real musical vision that sets them apart from the crowd.…

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 co…

Biographies of Notable U.S. Immigrants

Biographies of Notable U.S. Immigrants A-H | H-M | N-S | T-Z Charlize Theron, actor Chinua Achebe , writer Christiane Amanpour, TV news correspondent Eliza…

The Year in Music

In a year of musical extremes, the top recordings ranged from the Latin pop of hip-shaking sensation Ricky Martin to the slacker rock and hip-hop of the phenomenally successful Kid Ro…

Biographies

Selected Biographies A to Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z More Biographies Don…

Writers

Achebe, Rousseau, Yourcenar, and more A-B | C | D-F | G-H | I-L | M-N | O-P | R-S | T-Z Achebe, Chinua Adams, Henry Addison, Joseph Aesop Agee, James Agno…

Preakness Stakes

For three-year-olds. Held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Inaugurated 1873. Note that the 1918 race was held over tw…