Nadine Gordimer is announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer and political activist. She received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991, recognized as a writer "who through her magnificent epic writing has ... been of very great benefit to humanity".

Nadine Gordimer is announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

October 3, 1991

Nadine Gordimer is announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer and political activist. She received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991, recognized as a writer "who through her magnificent epic writing has ... been of very great benefit to humanity".