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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Prize winning South African, dies at 90


Nadine Gordimer was a giant among living writers. Her career as a novelist, story writer, essayist, and anti-apartheid activist lasted 65 years (her debut story collection was published in 1949). 116 more words

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Nobel Prize Laureate: Gabriela Mistral

Mistral’s works, both in verse and prose, deal with the basic passion of love as seen in the various relationships of mother and offspring, man and woman, individual and humankind, soul and God. 456 more words
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing died in November last year, aged 94, with more than 50 published novels and a Nobel Prize for Literature to her name.  And at that time I hadn’t read anything she’d written.  546 more words


Toni Morrison Nobel Lecture (1993)

The most historic utterances of a prestigious African American author.
“The systematic looting of language can be recognized by the tendency of its users to forgo its nuanced, complex, mid-wifery properties for menace and subjugation. 142 more words