As she approaches her 90th year, the bestselling Irish writer has been named the winner of the 2019 David Cohen Prize for Literature.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of The Golden Notebook, has died aged 94.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
Naomi Watts is to star in new movie 'The Grandmothers'.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2011
IN the very first poem of his beautiful new book, Theo Dorgan declares his loyalty and his aesthetic impulse:
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
French novelist Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio won the 2008 Nobel Prize in literature today for his poetic adventure and “sensual ecstasy”.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
AN 800-WORD prequel to the Harry Potter series, handwritten by author JK Rowling, sold for about €31,000 at a charity auction yesterday.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2008
JK Rowling has written a prequel to Harry Potter.
Thu, 29 May, 2008
Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing thinks Barack Obama would be assassinated if he became US president, the British writer said in a newspaper interview.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2008
Al Gore and the UN climate panel’s chief scientist will accept the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway today for sounding the alarm over what the former US vice president called the “planetary emergency” of global warming.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
NOBEL Prize-winning author Doris Lessing has called the September 11 attacks “not that terrible” compared to the campaign of terror waged by the IRA.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2007
A British writer has reportedly claimed the September 11 attacks in New York and Washington were important but “not that terrible” when compared to attacks by the IRA in Britain.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2007
DORIS LESSING, author of The Golden Notebook, won the Nobel Prize for literature yesterday. She was praised by the judges for her “scepticism, fire and visionary power”.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
British writer Doris Lessing has won the 2007 Nobel Prize for literature, it was announced today.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2007
IRELAND’S John Banville has been pitched against literary heavyweights Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie and 13 other writers from around the world in the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2007
WRITING is hard work, Doris Lessing told the 500 people who gathered to hear her read on Saturday. “And keeping writing is even harder.”
Mon, 21 Feb, 2005
The 18 contenders for the inaugural Man Booker International Prize were announced today.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2005
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