Nadine Gordimer


Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014) received the Booker Prize for her novel The Conservationist in 1974 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. Born in South Africa, Gordimer began her publishing career in the United States in the pages of VQR with her story “The Catch,” featured in the Summer 1951 issue. The author of more than thirty story collections, novels, and essays, she was one of the great voices of resistance to apartheid.

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