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Showing posts with label Nobel Prize in Literature. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nobel Prize in Literature. Show all posts

Sunday, June 1, 2008

The Price of Fame

Some writers just can't be pleased, it seems. The following from Poets and Writers, is one example.

Doris Lessing, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, has added to her collection of controversial sound bites, telling the BBC last month that receiving the award was "a bloody disaster" because it shifted her attention away from writing. "All I do is give interviews and spend time being photographed," she said.