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Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. She is a novelist, short story writer, and founding member of the Congress of South African Writers.

Nadine Gordimer was an outspoken opponent of apartheid and active in human rights organizations. She has written numerous books of non-fiction on South African subjects and has made television documentaries, collaborating with her son on the film Choosing Justice: Allan Boesak.

Some of her notable books are The Pick Up (2001), July’s People (1981), None to Accompany Me (1994), Writing and Being (1995), and The House Gun (1998).