Canadian author Alice Ann Munro has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of work, she is also a three-time winner of Canada's Governor General's Award for fiction.
An Alice Munro's book is shown at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 10, 2013. The Canadian writer Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, announced Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, on Thursday.
The focus of Munro's fiction is her native southwestern Ontario. Her "accessible, moving stories" explore human complexities in a seemingly effortless style. Munro's writing has established her as "one of Canada's greatest contemporary writers of fiction." (Source: CNTV.cn)
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