Alice Munro, Laureate, and Other News
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.