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Doris Lessing leaves books to Zimbabwe library

Doris Lessing leaves books to Zimbabwe library

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug. 26 (UPI) --Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing, who died in November, bequeathed her collection of 3,000 books to the Harare, Zimbabwe, library.
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Nobel prize-winner Doris Lessing dead at 94

LONDON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Doris Lessing, the British Nobel Prize-winning author of "The Golden Notebook," died Sunday in her London home, her spokesman said. She was 94.

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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

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'Potter' prequel sells for $50K at auction

'Potter' prequel sells for $50K at auction

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- An 800-word "Harry Potter" prequel penned by the series' author J.K. Rowling reportedly has been sold for $50,000 at an auction held at Waterstone's in London.
Rowling pens 'Potter' prequel for charity

Rowling pens 'Potter' prequel for charity

LONDON, May 30 (UPI) -- British author J.K. Rowling has written an 800-word prequel to her wildly popular "Harry Potter" series of books to be auctioned for charity.

Lessing unhappy with Nobel Prize win

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- Receiving the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007 has had a good many negative consequences, British author Doris Lessing says.

British author downplays Sept. 11

MADRID, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- British author Doris Lessing said the Sept. 11 terror attacks were not as terrible as the terror campaign waged by the IRA, El Pais reported Tuesday.

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Doris Lessing wins literature Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Sweden's Nobel Academy on Thursday awarded 87-year-old British author Doris Lessing the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Doris May Lessing CH (née Tayler; born 22 October 1919) is a British writer, author of works such as the novels The Grass is Singing and The Golden Notebook.

In 2007, Lessing won the Nobel Prize in Literature. She was described by the Swedish Academy as "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny". Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to win the Literature Prize.

In 2001, Lessing was awarded the David Cohen Prize for a lifetime's achievement in British Literature. In 2008, The Times ranked her fifth on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Doris Lessing."
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