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Why serious literary fiction like Ishiguro’s is vital in times like these | Alice O’Keeffe

In our digital age, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel prize is a reminder that it is still novels that ask the biggest questionsIt’s always entertaining to observe the interaction between the news media and a writer who has just won the Nobel prize. The all-time best was obviously Doris Lessing, who when... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter: Peter Owen obituary

I first met Peter Owen in the late 1980s, when he published some short stories that I had written about Saudi Arabia. I was invited to interesting parties at his house in Holland Park, west London, and at various embassies where he would launch the many translations of literary fiction he... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is English literature since 1918 really such a man’s world?

A new book celebrating the best writing of the past century follows a well-worn script when it comes to equalityI’ve been dipping in and out of DJ Taylor’s fat new book, The Prose Factory, a pleasingly gossipy history of literary life in England since 1918, and so far as it goes, it’s very... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French appointed as Lessing biographer

Historian Patrick French has been appointed as Doris Lessing’s new biographer. Lessing died in November 2013 at the age of 94. French is the author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorised Biography of V. S. Naipaul (Picador), which won the Hawthornden Prize and The National Book Critics... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Memorial service to be held for Doris Lessing

A memorial service for Doris Lessing will be held at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94.Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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