British Writer Wins Nobel Prize; Gore Versus Monks Facebook Twitter Google+ Email October 11, 20071:00 PM ET British writer Doris Lessing is less than surprised to be this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. But the real surprise may come when the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is announced. Will monks in Myanmar beat out Al Gore? Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.