Nadine Gordimer is a is a South African writer, political activist. She published her first story at age 15. Her novels and short stories explore the effect of apartheid on the lives of South Africans. Novels and collections include The Conservationist (1974), Crimes of Conscience (1991), and Get a Life (2005). Gordimer won the 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Gordimer was born Nov. 20, 1923, in Springs, a provincial mining town near Johannesburg, on the Transvaal reef.
The Soft Voice of the Serpent
The Lying Days
A World of Strangers
Occasion For Loving
The Late Bourgeois World
A Guest of Honour
None to Accompany Me
Fellow: Royal Society Lit.; American Academy of Arts and Letters (honorary)
Award 1961 and Thomas Pringle Award (English Academy. Award (S; Award (U; Award (U. Medal (Royal Soc.
recipient Central News Agency Lit. ward
South Africa, 1975, 1975, 1991, 1980, Modern La
South Africa, 1975, 1975, 1991, 1980, Modern Language Association award, 1982, Malaparte prize, Italy, 1985, Nelly Sachs prize, Germany, 1986, Nobel prize for literature, 1991, International Botev prize, 1996, Presidential Medal of Honour, Republic of Chile