Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee talks about life, career

Alumnus and Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee talks about his time in Austin and the social and political background of his career as a writer in South Africa in the 1970s. Coetzee, who earned a doctor's degree in 1969 from The University of Texas at Austin, is an acclaimed novelist, academic and literary critic.

The May 5 talk was part of the Graduate School's 1910 Society Lecture Series.

J.M. Coetzee photo by Bert Nienhuis.