10 31 2014
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Author of 'Things Fall Apart' Turns Down Nigeria Honor—again

Chinua Achebe rejects recognition, saying nation's issues "have not been addressed" by leaders

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- The author of internationally acclaimed novel "Things Fall Apart" and other works examining the political failures and corruption of oil-rich Nigeria has again turned down a national honor over the failings of the nation.


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Book Review: Here's a Get-Rich Plan for Patient People

"Mind Right, Money Right" eloquently rehashes proven financial principles

Given the frightening trajectory of the economy and the staggering unemployment numbers, the time is ripe for a self-help book with some decent financial advice. "Mind Right, Money Right" fits the bill, despite its being a derivative work ostensibly based on the seven tried-and-true investment principles originally delineated in "The Richest Man in Babylon," a classic from 1926 that this critic read many moons ago.


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