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Alice Munro, Laureate, and Other News
October 10, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The citation called the Canadian writer (the second Canadian laureate, if we count Saul Bellow) a “master of the contemporary short story.”
Ten things you need to know about Alice Munro. Need, people!
Here is a BBC Listener magazine crossword set in Greek, from 1936. The prize was the Collected Poems of T. S. Eliot. And no, no part of that would happen today.
Semi-related: American adults are bad readers.