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Published on Jan 28, 2009
http://www.92y.org/shop/category.asp?... Nadine Gordimer, South African novelist and short story writer, began writing at an early age. The daughter of Jewish immigrants, she published her first short story, "Come Again Tomorrow," when she was 15. At 21, Gordimer briefly attended Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg where she was exposed to the social and political atmosphere of South Africa, which would become the focus of her works. Gordimer's short stories have been published in various magazines such as the The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Yale Review. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 and continues to live in and write about South Africa.
Nadine Gordimer appeared at the 92nd Street Y early in her career on April 24, 1961 to read selected short stories. In the video clip here, listen to "A Style of Her Own."