Doris Lessing

The Grass is Singing

originally published:


  • First Book(1950)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/22/1919
born as: Doris May Tayler

British writer whose novels and short stories are largely concerned with people caught in the social and political upheavals of the 20th century. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 at age 87, beating out good old Theodore Mommsen (the 1902 winner) to become the oldest person to win the award.