Cahier d’un retour au pays natal (1994; second edition, 1999). His edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart was published in the Norton Critical Series in 2008, and The Cambridge Companion to the African Novel under his editorship appeared in 2009. His latest publication is The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought, co-edited with Biodun Jeyifo (2010). Irele was editor of the following journals: Research in African Literatures, 1998–2003 (Ohio State University); Transition, 2005—2010 (Harvard University) and currently, The Savannah Review, (Kwara State University).