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Ainda a propósito da escrita - “If you don’t like someone’s story, write your own.”

O NY Times publica uma crónica sobre a importância da escrita de Chinua Achebe, o nigeriano que nos últimos 50 anos influenciou a literatura africana e o olhar sobre África.

"It’s been more than 50 years since the publication of Mr. Achebe’s pioneering and canonical novel; it no longer seems to stand, to a Western audience at any rate, for African writing as a whole. His talent and success have helped spawn an array of postcolonial writing from across the continent. Among the talented young Nigerian writers alone who cite him as an influence are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Lola Shoneyin."

Pode ler-se a crónica na íntegra aqui