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News We Like: 'Things Fall Apart' by Chinua Achebe Named One of the Most 50 Most Influential Books in the Past 50 years
The book which was written in 1958 has won so many awards and has been translated to more than 60 languages.
Other familiar books named are;
Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code (2003), an entertaining thriller, has been enormously influential in getting people to think that Jesus is not who Christians say he is and that Christianity is all a conspiracy.
John Gray’s Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (1992), in highlighting and elevating the differences between men and women in their relationships, challenged the contention that gender differences are socially constructed.
J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series (seven volumes, 1997-2007), loved by children, panned by many literary critics, has nonetheless set the standard for contemporary children’s literature.
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