Here's the Trailer for Two Mothers, the Film About BFFs Who Screw Each…

For her first English language film, French filmmaker Anne Fontaine (best known for 2009's Coco Before Chanel) decided to direct an adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author and bad bitch Doris Lessing's novella "The Grandmothers," about two lifelong friends who carry on affairs with each other's hunky surfer sons.… » 2/14/13 4:00pm 2/14/13 4:00pm

Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing really does live by the Jezebel mantra "fuck discretion." In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Pais, Lessing took aim at the most taboo of subjects: 9/11. "September 11 was terrible, but if one goes back over the history of the IRA, what happened to the Americans wasn't that… » 10/24/07 9:45am 10/24/07 9:45am

Doris Lessing Says Fuck Discretion, Writes About Pits

Our admiration for Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing grows with each passing day. Not only is she amazingly forthright, she also fought American publishers for the right to describe a woman's armpit hair in minute detail. In addition, she thoroughly relished writing about pubes! The American Prospect quotes from… » 10/19/07 3:30pm 10/19/07 3:30pm

It's Official: Doris Lessing Really Is Our Fave Bitch Of The Day



Today, the press greeted Golden Notebook author Doris Lessing as she arrived at her home in a taxi. In the clip above, they tell her she was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, and her response is, "Oh Christ. I couldn't care less." She's the saltiest! What's not seen in the clip is that reporters then tried to… » 10/11/07 7:00pm 10/11/07 7:00pm

Doris Lessing is an awesomely salty old bitch. This morning when she was told about her Nobel Prize win, Doris's first reaction was, "Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less." Lessing continued, "I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise. I'm 88 years old and they can't give the Nobel to someone who's dead, so I think they… » 10/11/07 4:45pm 10/11/07 4:45pm