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Tag Archives | Obituary

Nadine Gordimer: A Literary Icon Passes Away at 90

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Here at Exclusive Books, we were saddened to hear of the passing of a literary giant, one more precious for being one of our own, and recognised by the highest accolade the world has to offer for writers. Tributes have poured in from around the world, and her life has been celebrated by authors, readers […]

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Renowned Palaeoanthropologist Professor Phillip Tobias Passes Away

On the 7th of June, South Africa lost a man who not only vastly contributed to our scientific understanding of our origins, but who was an ardent, tireless human rights campaigner. According to The Daily Maverick, Though Tobias is legendary for unearthing man’s ancient ancestry, back home it was his huge regard for humanity and […]

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Adrienne Rich passes away at 82

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I studied Adrienne Rich as part of my second year literature course at Rhodes, her work part of the contemporary American poetry module. Her poetry, beautifully described by The New York Times as “distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity”, was met with resistance by many students, male and female. She […]

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