Day: November 18, 2002

J. G. Ballard

“People within the science fiction world never regarded me as one of them in the first place. They saw me as the enemy. I was the one who wanted to subvert everything they believed. I wanted to kill outer space stone dead. I wanted to kill the far future and Read the rest

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Chinua Achebe: My Spirit Come Fight for Me

Christened Albert Achebe in homage to Prince Albert, husband of Great Britain’s Queen Victoria, Chinua Achebe was born in Ogidi, located in Eastern Nigeria, on November 16, 1930. Igbo, formerly called Ibo, is the language of Ogidi and serves as the cultural identifier to Igbo speakers. Achebe has become one … Read the rest

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