31 Dec …And Goings
The world lost some extraordinary writers in 2014 – some better known than others. Here are some of our favourites – whose words and our memory of them live on. RIP.
From top (L to R): Maya Angelou (American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer). Christopher van Wyk (South African novelist and poet). P.D. James (English crime writer). Gabriel García Márquez (Colombian novelist and essayist). John Osborne (English playwright). Radwa Ashour (Egyptian novelist). Simin Behbahani (Iranian poet, lyricist and activist). Karl Miller (Scottish literary editor and critic). Nadine Gordimer (South African novelist and activist).