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  • The House Gunby Nadine Gordimer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    A successful, respected executive director of an insurance company, Harald, and his doctor wife, Claudia, are faced with something that could never happen to them: their son has committed murder. What kind of loyalty do a mother and a father owe a son who has committed this unimaginable horror? more...

  • Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Blackby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 21.99

    "You?re not responsible for your ancestry, are you . . . But if that?s so, why have marched under banned slogans, got yourself beaten up by the police, arrested a couple of times; plastered walls with subversive posters . . . The past is valid only in relation to whether the present recognizes it." In this collection of new stories Nadine Gordimer... more...

  • Living in Hope and Historyby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 21.99

    Internationally celebrated for her novels, Nadine Gordimer has devoted much of her life and fiction to the political struggles of the Third World, the New World, and her native South Africa. Living in Hope and History is an on-the-spot record of her years as a public figure--an observer of apartheid and its aftermath, a member of the ANC, and the... more...

  • Get a Lifeby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 21.99

    Paul Bannerman, an ecologist in South Africa, believes he understands the trajectory of his life, with the usual markers of vocation and marriage. But when he's diagnosed with thyroid cancer and, after surgery, prescribed treatment that will leave him radioactive, for a period a danger to others, he begins to question, as Auden wrote, "what Authority... more...

  • None to Accompany Meby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 16.99

    In an extraordinary period immediately before the first non-racial election and the beginning of majority rule in South Africa, Vera Stark, the protagonist of Nadine Gordimer's passionate novel, weaves a ruthless interpretation of her own past into her participation into the present as a lawyer representing blacks in the struggle to reclaim the land.... more...

  • The Pickupby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 16.99

    The Nobel Laureate's psychologically penetrating story of the love affair between a rich South African and the illegal alien she "picks up" on a whim Who picked up whom? Is the pickup the illegal immigrant desperate to evade deportation to his impoverished desert country? Or is the pickup the powerful businessman's daughter trying to escape a priveleged... more...

  • Jump and Other Storiesby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 16.99

    Fifteen thematically and geographically wide-ranging stories from the Nobel Prize Winner, with settings ranging from suburban London to Mozambique. more...

  • Lootby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 8.99

    Masterly new fiction from the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature A startling new work: ten fictions, each a revelation of our interior lives, each entering unforeseen contexts of our contemporary world. In the title story, an earthquake exposes both an ocean bed strewn with treasure among the dead and the avarice of the town's survivors.... more...

  • Life Timesby Nadine Gordimer

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 14.99

    "Superb...a series of masterly drawn glimpses into the storymaking art of one of Africa's great modern literary geniuses." -Alan Cheuse, NPR A selection of short stories written to date by Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer, Life Times reveals her acute understanding of human nature and paints a fascinatingly original portrait of South Africa.... more...

  • The House Gunby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 16.99

    Nadine Gordimer's novel is a passionate narrative of the complex manifestations of that final test of human relations we call love. It moves with the restless pace of living itself; if it is a parable of present violence, it is also an affirmation of the will to reconciliation that starts where it must, between individual men and women. more...