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Reading The Pickup

According to a recent study by the National Endowment for the Arts, the amount of reading done for pleasure is down in this country, especially reading of literature such as fiction, poetry and drama...more from Provost Martin

In the Summer of 2007, Cornellís incoming undergraduate class will read The Pickup, a novel published in 2001 by Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer. Much of Gordimerís work has explored the political, psychological and moral complexities of South African racial apartheid. ... more from Vice Provost Michele Moody-Adams

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"There is no future without an identity to claim it; or to be obligated to it." p. 37

Nadine Gordimer - Photo courtesy of the Harvard University Gazette