Saturday, December 08, 2007

Nobel words

Doris Lessing's Nobel lecture: On Not Winning the Nobel Prize.

Writing, writers, do not come out of houses without books.

1 comment:

Diana said...

Thanks for posting this. It was a wonderful speech. Second to the part about writers coming from houses with books, I particularly loved this line:

"...even quite reasonable people will confess that once they are hooked, it is hard to cut free, and they may find a whole day has passed in blogging and blugging etc."