John Maxwell Coetzee is an author and academic from South Africa. He became an Australian citizen in 2006 after relocating there in 2002. A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.
J.M. Coetzee is the author of books: Disgrace, Waiting for the Barbarians, Life and Times of Michael K, Foe, Elizabeth Costello, Slow Man, Youth, Summertime, Diary of a Bad Year, The Childhood of Jesus