Doris Lessing’s Nobel Lecture ponders the changing role of reading in modern society and takes Lessing back to Africa in the 1980s, where she witnesses a hunger and thirst for books in mudhuts, ill equipped schools and water queues. In contrast, Lessing worries about the fragmented nature of contemporary education but is thankful for the rich resource of literature and the eternal call for storytelling.

Available as epub (Sony reader, iPhone etc) and pdf ebook formats.

Click here for more about ebook formats..

epub-logo.
To download a free copy of this Epub ebook right click here and chose ‘Save as’
.
.

pdflogoTo download a free copy of this PDF ebook
right click here and chose ‘Save target as’