Doris Lessing

There is a month left to enjoy the Doris Lessing 100 exhibition at the University of East Anglia’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich, celebrating the centenary of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s birth.

Lessing left dozens of boxes of personal material to the UEA’s

When Doris Lessing, age 89, finally won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007, her response was, "Oh, Christ." Lessing's name had been floated for years, and she had given up hope--or had simply stopped caring. Best known for her 1962 feminist novel, The Golden Notebook, Lessing was the eleventh woman to win the coveted award. She showed up in Stockholm, gave her