Nobel Prize for Literature

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Winning Nobel a Disaster: Lessing

Literature award has left British author with no peace and quiet—or time to write

(Newser) - Author Doris Lessing says winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 was a "bloody disaster" for her and her work. The 88-year-old author of The Good Terrorist and The Golden Notebook told the BBC she is in constant demand and has written little since winning. "All I...

Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize
Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize

Doris Lessing Wins Nobel Prize

Feminist pioneer awarded literature's top honor

(Newser) - The Swedish Academy has awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Literature to Doris Lessing, the Persian-born British author whose novels stand at the center of the feminist movement. The author of such classics as The Golden Notebook and The Good Terrorist did not figure among pundits' predictions for this year's...

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