Tag: censorship and free speech

  • Booklove: “Being here” — on Nadine Gordimer’s life

    Booklove: “Being here” — on Nadine Gordimer’s life

    "Her life as a writer had begun with the refusal to look only at what was safe to look at: when she saw Johannesburg, she saw (with greater clarity over the decades) how her country was split into black and white, how the schools were different, how a black child like her might not grow up to be a writer as she had, because only one of them had the right of access into the local library."