Nadine Gordimer Dies Aged 90
Posted at 4:27PM Monday 14 Jul 2014
The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world's most powerful voices against apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family say.
Gordimer died peacefully at her Johannesburg home on Sunday evening in the presence of her children, Hugo and Oriane, a statement from the family said.
Get book trade news by email
Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now
Find out more
More Book Trade News
Carol Brown Janeway, Award-winning Editor, Dead At 71
Carol Brown Janeway, a prize-winning editor, executive and translator for Alfred A. Knopf whose authors ranged from biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning fiction writer Imre Kertesz, has died
Most Popular Stories
- Reading For Pleasure Builds Empathy And Improves Well Being, Research From The Reading Agency Finds
- Game Of Thrones Season 6: 'A Song Of Ice And Fire Should Be Finished By 1998,'
- US Bookshop Offering Refunds For Go Set A Watchman
- Three YA Publishers Team Up To Celebrate New Trend In YA Fiction With Book Tour
- Booktopia To Take On Amazon After Buying Rival Bookworld
- Francesca Best Moves To Transworld
- How Analytics Will Change Publishing
- Carol Brown Janeway, Award-winning Editor, Dead At 71
- Five Liverpool Libraries To Be Handed Over To Volunteers And Community Groups
- J.K. Rowling, First Billionaire Author, Adds To Empire As She Turns 50