Not My Best Work

July 24, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

In the early eighties, when the writer James Lasdun was working in publishing, he rejected a book by a writer who turned out to be a pen name for Doris Lessing. The fallout? He couldn’t bring himself to read her work until this year. (Related: our own Mark O’Connell’s interview with Lasdun about his latest book.)

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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