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South Africa's Nobel winning writer Nadine Gordimer dies: Lawyer

Published on Jul 14, 2014 10:03 PM
 
A photo taken on Jan 21, 1980, shows of South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer. Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90, it was announced on July 14, 2014. South African Nobel literature laureate and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90, the family lawyers said on Monday. -- PHOTO: AFP

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - South African Nobel literature laureate and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90, the family lawyers said on Monday.

"(Gordimer) died peacefully in her sleep at home in Johannesburg on Sunday 13 July, 2014," law firm Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs said in a statement.