Nadine Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy of the author hide caption

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Shalom Auslander is also the author of the short story collection Beware of God and a memoir, Foreskin's Lament. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life. Franco Vogt/Courtesy Riverhead Books hide caption

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