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Doris Lessing Wins 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature

abstract: Ms. Lessing, who turned 88 on October 22, never finished high school and largely educated herself through her voracious reading. She was born to British parents in Persia (now Iran), was raised in colonial Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and now lives in London. She has written dozens of books of fiction, as well as plays, non-fiction, and an autobiography. She is the 11th woman to win a Nobel Prize in literature. Here is the latest coverage of the announcement with links to books.

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October 11, 2007

News Coverage from Around the World

The Voice of America
The New York Times
The Nobel Prize Website

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