“Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you’ve made sense of one small area.”
Nadine Gordimer (born 1923, South Africa – died 2014, South Africa)
“Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”
Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. She was recognised as a woman “who through her magnificent epic writing has – in the words of Alfred Nobel – been of very great benefit to humanity”
She was one of the most prominent literary voices for political freedom and racial equality in South Africa.