'A Voice Still Heard,' a Collection of Essays by Irving Howe
New York Times
Like so many contributors to the “little magazines” of old — where most of this work first appeared — Howe was a confident generalist who had as much to say about Dickens and Tolstoy and Doris Lessing as about Norman Thomas and Ronald Reagan.
Plumbing the depth
The last book that I specifically remember finishing is Doris Lessing's “The Golden Notebook”. It was a challenging, powerful novel. Personally, for better or for worse, I am hyper-sensitive about people's body language in day-to-day situations. I was ...
School uniform row: Why this headmistress is one who deserves a real dressing ...
This is an abridged paragraph from a 1962 novel, celebrated as a bible of alternative free-thinking and lauded as a breakthrough text in the consideration of Stalinism, Communism, the burgeoning of feminism and psychological breakdown - Doris Lessing's ...
Lots of programs at the library for the week ahead
... (we provide a limited number of Xerox copies), read and ponder the stories, and attend the meeting to discuss what you have read. For the November meeting please read “Through The Tunnel,” by Doris Lessing and “The Secret Sharer,” by Joseph Conrad.