M&G Literary Festival: Being here or being square
Mail & Guardian Online
This year's festival is dedicated to the memory of Nadine Gordimer, who made such memorable appearances at the 2012 and 2013 festivals. In her speech accepting the Nobel prize for literature in 1991, Gordimer noted: “Being here: in a particular time ...
NADINE GORDIMER: A TESTIMONIAL OF GRACE
Even if I was born for a life destined to surprise the unworthy and uplift the underserving, it would still be a rare good fortune that I knew Nadine Gordimer closely, that she adopted me as her friend, that I benefitted from her support as a writer ...
Conversation with Nadine Gordimer
At eighty-two, Nadine Godimer walks with an amble. The frailties of old age are manifest. Her face is eclipsed of vigour and her skin is tinged with crimson. She speaks sotto-voce and manages to flash a smile, with her glassy eyes impairing its brilliance.
In the hand of Nadine Gordimer
Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for literature, 83 year old Nadine Gordimer, still writes in gripping text… and we are left to enjoy her never ending short stories… Her poignant essays, enchanting novels and her ethereal collection of short stories ...