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Nadine Gordimer

Writer Nadine Gordimer won a Nobel prize for literature in 1991, after three decades of critically acclaimed stories and novels about love and politics in racially-torn South Africa. The daughter of i…

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine GordimerauthorBorn: 11/20/1923Birthplace: South Africa Nobel Prize-winning author whose novels and stories explore the domestic realities of life under apartheid. Her works include The…

Berry Gordy, Jr.

Berry Gordy, Jr. record company founder and executiveBorn: 11/28/1929Birthplace: Detroit Gordy pursued a career as a boxer and served in the U.S. Army before returning to Detroit where he open…

Berry Gordy, Jr.

Berry Gordy, Jr. record company founder and executiveBorn: 11/28/1929Birthplace: Detroit Gordy pursued a career as a boxer and served in the U.S. Army before returning to Detroit where he open…

John Goodman

John Goodman actor Born: 6/20/1952 Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri John Goodman's sizable frame won him a football scholarship and a stint as a bouncer while he pursued a stage career. …

Best of the Booker Award

Celebrating 40 years of the Man Booker Prize by Liz Olson Related Links Man Booker Prize Booker Prize …

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Milton GablerPeter GabrielClark GableErnesto GalarzaJames GalwayAndy GarciaJerry GarciaRupert GarcíaAva GardnerArt GarfunkelMichael GambonJudy GarlandJaneane GarofaloGreer GarsonJennie …

Man Booker Prize

Britain's most prestigious literary award is presented each Oct. or Nov. by the National Book League in the United Kingdom, for the best full-length novel writte…

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 co…

Women's History Month

Women Prize Winners in Literature Women's History Month Nobel Winning ScientistsNobel Peace Prize Winners Pulitzer Prize Winners in JournalismWomen Rulers of the WorldWomen InventorsNa…