Memoirs of cancer: how facing up to the worst can sometimes bring out a writer's best
South China Morning Post
Though Diski writes bracingly about the failures of her body and the indignities of treatment, the most fascinating section of the memoir concerns her thorny relationship with Nobel Prize-winning novelist Doris Lessing, who took her in when she was a ...
Literary novelists such as Margaret Atwood, JG Ballard, Doris Lessing, and Ian McEwan have dealt with environmental changes, but there are very few names like them. More so, in fiction, I mean. Most accounts of climate change are found in non-fiction.
Amitav Ghosh on the Novels and Sociology of Climate Change
All these issues come most dramatically into the spotlight in relation to Doris Lessing. She spent the last years of her life writing what other people considered science fiction. But she did not. And she always repeatedly made the case, as Ursula Le ...
MashReads Podcast: 'Listen to Me' takes you on the road trip from your nightmares
Buckle up, readers! We're in for a road trip. This week on the MashReads Podcast, we are joined by author Hannah Pittard to read and discuss her new book Listen to Me. It follows Mark and Maggie, a professor and veterinarian, respectively, as they take ...