On Not Winning the Nobel: Doris Lessing's Nobel Lecture

Theindividualvoice pointed out the importance of Doris Lessing's Nobel Lecture which tackled the "importance of literacy to be able to write, and that so many in this world with stories to tell are not afforded that chance at literacy and are hungry not only for food but for books." She has posted the full text in entirely accompanied by some relevant photos on her blog.

Thanks for pointing out its powerful message. Everyone should read (or listen) to it in full.

You can get the official transcript here.
For the official video and other translations, click here.

Just a few reactions to the speech here, here, here ("inanities of the internet")

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