J. M. Coetzee
J. M. Coetzee
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 9, 1940, J. M. Coetzee studied first at Cape Town and later at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a PhD degree in literature. In 1972, he returned to South Africa and joined the faculty of the University of Cape Town. His works of fiction include Dusklands; Waiting for the Barbarians, which won South Africa’s highest literary honor, the Central News Agency Literary Award; and the Life and Times of Michael K., for which Coetzee was awarded his first Booker Prize in 1983. He has also published a memoir, Boyhood: Scenes From a Provincial Life, and several essay collections. He has won many other literary prizes, including the Lannan Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize, and the Irish Times International Fiction Prize. In 1999, he again won Britain’s prestigious Booker Prize for Disgrace, becoming the first author to win the award twice in its 31-year history. In 2003, Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Author: Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee | Narrator: Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee
Release Date: March 07, 2013
The high-spirited correspondence between New York Times bestselling author Paul Auster and Nobel laureate J. M. CoetzeeAlthough Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee had been reading each other’s books for years, the two writers did not meet until Febr...
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Author: J. M. Coetzee | Narrator: Michael Cumpsty
Release Date: May 29, 2008
From the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. "Compulsively readable... A novel th...
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