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Novelist J.M. Coetzee Wins Nobel

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Novelist J.M. Coetzee Wins Nobel

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Novelist J.M. Coetzee Wins Nobel

Novelist J.M. Coetzee Wins Nobel

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

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

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John Maxwell Coetzee, in a 1999 file photo. hide caption

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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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