Wednesday, November 20, 2013
(London) -- Nobel Prize-winning novelist Doris Lessing is dead at the age of 94. Her publisher HarperCollins says Lessing died peacefully over the weekend at her London home. Lessing won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007. She became only the eleventh woman and the oldest person to win the award. Lessing was born in Persia, now Iran, in 1919. She moved to Britain when she was 30-years-old.