Friday, October 12, 2007

"Oh Crap"

These are Doris Lessing’s first words on hearing she won the Nobel Prize. Or could that be, “Oh Christ?”

"A certain professor must have died,” says her companion, tantalizingly. He appears to have been in a recent accident. One gets a sneaking feeling he wishes everyone was there to interview him.

To see for yourself go to the LA Times, scroll down to the video player, down load the flash player if necessary, find the Lessing link, and there you are. It loads pretty fast and is worth every moment.

She’s a honey.

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