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Nobel Prize in Literature 2007

Doris Lessing, who ended her formal schooling at age 13, has been awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature. She is the eleventh woman to be given this accolade in the 106 years since its inception.

2 Responses to “Nobel Prize in Literature 2007”

  1. Ira Socol says:

    A wonderful tribute to the kind of untramelled creativity that can rise when people avoid schools.

    jb says: Well, yes indeed, Ira. And it needs to be said.

  2. qasum says:

    well,she was nominated for nobel literature prize several time before and failed to achive but this time she got it,why she was not awarded the prize before is the question arising from my mind ,”Golden notebook” her magnum opus was written 40 years ago and the academy saw it now when the author is 87 ……..why and why ,