Chinua Achebe, considered by many to be the grandfather of African literature, [has died](http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/23/world/africa/chinua-achebe-nigerian-writer-dies-at-82.html?_r=0). The author of the classic "Things Fall Apart" was 82 years old. Watch this relatively recent interview with CNN where the Achebe talks about the importance of storytelling both in his native Nigeria and in his teaching career in the United States.
Watch This Interview With Nigerian Author Chinua Achebe
The legendary writer talks about the importance of storytelling.
By Jamilah King Mar 22, 2013