Ursula Le Guin

Doris Lessing's Parochial Science Fiction
November 18, 2013

Doris Lessing died yesterday at 94. In 1980, Ursula Le Guin revewed Lessing's attempt to write a sceince fiction epic.

Doris Lessing's First Sci-Fi Book Reads Like a Debut Novel
November 18, 2013

Doris Lessing takes risks, but does not play games. One does not turn to her books for humor or wit or playfulness, nor will one find in them any game playing in the sense of one-upping, faking, posturing.