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The Strand celebrates one of the world's great writers - the late Chinua Achebe.
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We announce the winners of the BBC World Service's What If competition.
Chinua Achebe, the acclaimed Nigerian novelist and poet has died.
Pulitzer Prize winning American writer Philip Roth is the subject of a new TV documentary
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Javier Marias on his latest novel The Infatuations.