Nobel Prize-winning South African author Nadine Gordimer dies
She was 90.
Gordimer was on of the powerful voices against apartheid.
Born in 1923, she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991.
She had penned down above 30 books in her life.
According to her Wikipedia profile, She was active in the anti-apartheid movement, joining the African National Congressduring the days when the organization was banned. She was also active in HIV/AIDS causes.
Author Paulo Coelho tweeted: "'You can't change a regime on the basis of compassion. There's got to be something harder' We will miss you, Nadine Gordimer."
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