South African anti-apartheid author Nadine Gordimer dies, aged 90

Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:07pm GMT
 

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 (Reuters) - South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world's most powerful voices against apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family said on Monday.

Gordimer died peacefully at her Johannesburg home on Sunday evening in the presence of her children, Hugo and Oriane, a statement from the family said. (Reporting by Ndundu Sithole; Writing by Ed Cropley; Editing by Pascal Fletcher)

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