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  • 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...

  • The Pickupby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • The House Gunby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • No Time Like the Presentby Nadine Gordimer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 16.99

    A sharply observed new novel about post-apartheid South Africa from the Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer is one of our most telling contemporary writers. With each new work, she attacks?with a clear-eyed fierceness, a lack of sentimentality, and a deep understanding of the darkest depths of the human soul?her eternal themes: the inextricable... more...

  • The Late Bourgeois Worldby Nadine Gordimer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Liz Van Den Sandt's ex-husband, Max, an ineffectual rebel, has drowned himself. In prison for a failed act of violence against the government, he had betrayed his colleagues. Now Liz has been asked to perform a direct service for the Black Nationalist movement, at considerable danger to herself. Can she take such a risk in the face of Max's example... more...

  • Occasion for Lovingby Nadine Gordimer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    Jessie and Tom Stilwell keep open house. Their code is one of people determined to maintain the integrity of personal relations against the distortions of law and society. The impact on their home of Boaz Davis and his wife Ann, arrived from England, and Gideon Shibalo, the Stilwells' black friend, with whom Ann starts a love affair as her adventure... more...

  • A Sport of Natureby Nadine Gordimer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99

    A bold, sweeping story of one girl's rise from obscurity to an unpredictable kind of political power Abandoned by her mother, Hillela is left to be raised by her two aunts in South Africa. At Olga's she might have acquired a taste for antiques and a style of dress to please a suitable husband. At Pauline's she might have developed a social conscience.... more...