List of the best Doris Lessing books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Doris Lessing is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Doris Lessing who want to know which novels they should start reading first. Lessing is one of the most powerful voices in feminism to date, so there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.The list you're viewing is made up of different books like The Golden Notebook and The Grass Is Singing. What are Doris Lessing's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.