Death of Doris Lessing

October 22, 1919 - November 17, 2013
London, England | Age 94

Nobel author dies at 94
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DANICA KIRKA, The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) — Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted "Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less."

That was typical of the independent — and often irascible — author who died Sunday after a long career that included "The Golden Notebook," a 1962 novel that made her an icon of the women's movement...

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