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Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature.
Surprise! Lessing had just returned home from a shopping trip when she was ambushed by a pack of media wolves looking to get her reaction to the Nobel announcement. The spry 87-year-old may not have been expecting to be photographed, but she looks great in a simple skirt, an oversize vest and a curving highlight of red scarf to set the whole ensemble off.