11.10.07

Doris Lessing and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952

Doris Lessing, the newly crowned Nobel laureate, was one of many writers once barred from entering the United States thanks to the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, which became law during the height of the Cold War.

As you might imagine, that law has taken on new resonance in recent years.

For more on Lessing, go here, here, and here. And here.

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