Twitter tributes to Nadine Gordimer

2014-07-14 16:05
Johannesburg – Friends and fans have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to South African writer and anti-Apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer.

This comes after news broke that Gordimer passed away at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday.

According to a statement released by Gordimer’s family "she died peacefully in her sleep at home in Johannesburg, on Sunday 13 July".

Gordimer, 90, was published in 40 languages and was the recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature.

At only 15 years old, her first work was published.
Twitter reactions:

From Brazilian author Paulo Coelho:

A picture is worth a thousand words:

A quote to remember her by:

Through the lense of David Goldblatt:

In Remembrance:

A beautiful piece from the Los Angeles Book Times in December:

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