Novelist J.M. Coetzee Wins Nobel

Listen: NPR's Neda Ulaby reports on the breadth of Coetzee's literary works.

Listen: Hear a report on Coetzee by NPR's Jason Beaubien.

John Maxwell Coetzee

hide captionJohn Maxwell Coetzee, in a 1999 file photo.

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The 2003 Nobel Prize for literature is awarded to South African novelist J. M. Coetzee. He's the fourth African writer to win the prize in the last 40 years. Hear NPR's Neda Ulaby.

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