Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic Chinua Achebe passed away last week, aged 82. Among his many achievements (including the influential novel Things Fall Apart), Achebe’s work is quoted over sixty times, as supporting evidence for words, in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic Chinua Achebe passed away last week, aged 82. Among his many achievements (including the influential novel Things Fall Apart), Achebe’s work is quoted over sixty times, as supporting evidence for words, in the Oxford English Dictionary.