Monday, November 18, 2013

[Author Obit] Doris Lessing (1919 - 2013)

HarperCollins publishing announced that Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing "passed away peacefully" Sunday, November 17, at the age of 94. She won the Nobel Prize for The Golden Notebook

Interesting facts about Lessing:

  • In October 2007 she became the oldest ever winner, and only the 11th woman in 106 years, to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.  -More from Obituary: Doris Lessing

Learn more fascinating details from the following: 
Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94 -BBC News 
NobelPrize-winning author Doris Lessing dies; wrote 'The Golden Notebook' -CNN
Doris Lessing, Novelist Who Won 2007 Nobel, Is Dead at 94 -NYTimes
Doris Lessing: A Retrospective 

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