Today 92 years ago Nadine Gordimer was born. She passed away last year. To honour her Google has decided to put her in the spotlight, by dedicating the Doodle to her.
One year after the death of the celebrated South African author Nadine Gordimer the writer Karina M. Szczurek return to the notes of the days and takes herself back to those and not just to Nadine.
I could not find the date of publication of this article on African writers. It is a top ten of contemporary writers. Tops are always debatable. So is this one. I noticed Wole Soyinka is missing. He won a Nobel Prize for Literature, no mean achievement, in 1986. Or J.M Coetzee, who won the prize … Continue reading the top ten contemporary african writers
She heard about it in the modern way, via a tweet and then another tweet. Zukiswa Wanner remembers Nadine Gordimer, an old lady who was an inspiration to social activists, writers and politicians.
Even after passing away the South African writer Nadine Gordimer is the cornerstone. The cornerstone of the literary festival held by the paper Mail & Guardian in South Africa. Here you find a report by the same paper on this festival.
On her death the writer Nadine Gordimer from South Africa received praise in glowing eulogies. But there has been some criticism as well. According to Godwin Siundu there was criticism from South African writers levelled against Nadine Gordimer. Why was that? Why did they criticize her? Has she been in a special position, because as … Continue reading the unfinished reading of