FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007 file photo, British writer Doris Lessing, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature, smiles as she talks to members of the media, shortly after the ... more 
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007 file photo, British writer Doris Lessing, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature, smiles as she talks to members of the media, shortly after the announcement of the award, outside her home in north London. Doris Lessing, the free-thinking, world-traveling, often-polarizing writer of "The Golden Notebook" and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British empire, has died, early Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. She was 94. The author of more than 50 works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, Lessing explored topics ranging from colonial Africa to dystopian Britain, from the mystery of being female to the unknown worlds of science fiction. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File) less 
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