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Lessing, Doris May

Born: 1919 AD
Currently alive, at 98 years of age.

British (Iranian-born) author and former Communist


wrote novels "The Grass Is Singing" 1950, "The Golden Notebook" 1962, "The Good Terrorist" 1985, "The Fifth Child" 1988, "Love, Again" 1996, Children of Violence quintet (novels "Martha Quest" 1952, "A Proper Marriage" 1954, "A Ripple from the Storm" 1958, "Landlocked" 1965, "The Four-Gated City" 1969), Canopus in Argos: Archives series 1979-1983, autobiographies "Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949" 1994, "Walking in the Shade: Volume Two of My Autobiography, 1949-1962" 1997