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Carole King is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She has written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Richard Drew/AP Photo hide caption

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For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent

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Smackwater Jack Carole King
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Pleasant Valley Sunday Carole King
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I Feel the Earth Move Carole King
Home Again Carole King
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So Far Away Carole King
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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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'Present': For Nadine Gordimer, Politics Hit Home

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Soft Winds Terell Stafford
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Nisa Abdullah Ibrahim
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