FILE - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian-born novelist and poet speaks about his works and his life at his home on the campus of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York where he is a professor, in this Jan. 22, 2008 file photo. Achebe, who wrote the classic "Things Fall Apart," has died. He was 82. Achebe's publisher confirmed his death Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

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FILE - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian-born novelist and poet speaks about his works and his life at his home on the campus of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York where he is a professor, in this Jan. 22, 2008 file photo. Achebe, who wrote the classic "Things Fall Apart," has died. He was 82. Achebe's publisher confirmed his death Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
FILE - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian-born novelist and poet speaks about his works and his life at his home on the campus of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York where he is a professor, in this Jan. 22, 2008 file photo. Achebe, who wrote the classic "Things Fall Apart," has died. He was 82. Achebe's publisher confirmed his death Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
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