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Day 559: Snow Country

Perhaps I did not spend enough time considering Snow Country, because I kept feeling as if I was missing something. I couldn’t figure out if this problem was cultural or more an issue with the misogyny of the 1950’s, when it was written. 484 more words


Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Prize winning South African, dies at 90


Nadine Gordimer was a giant among living writers. Her career as a novelist, story writer, essayist, and anti-apartheid activist lasted 65 years (her debut story collection was published in 1949). 116 more words

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Nobel Prize Laureate: Gabriela Mistral

Mistral’s works, both in verse and prose, deal with the basic passion of love as seen in the various relationships of mother and offspring, man and woman, individual and humankind, soul and God. 456 more words
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing died in November last year, aged 94, with more than 50 published novels and a Nobel Prize for Literature to her name.  And at that time I hadn’t read anything she’d written.  546 more words