Nadine Gordimer, the South African writer and Nobel laureate for literature whose intense, intimate prose helped expose apartheid to a global readership and who continued to illuminate the brutality and beauty of her country long after the demise of the racist government, died July 13 at her home in Johannesburg. She was 90.
Jan. 21, 1980 South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer died July 13, 2104, at her home in Johannesburg. She was 90. Pierre Haski/AFP/Getty Images Buy Photo