Alice Munro wins Man Booker International Prize!

alicemunroMore great news for the short story–Alice Munro has been awarded the 2009 Man Booker International Prize. Here’s what judges Jane Smiley, Amit Chaudhuri and Andrey Kurkov had to say:

“Alice Munro is mostly known as a short story writer and yet she brings as much depth, wisdom and precision to every story as most novelists bring to a lifetime of novels. To read Alice Munro is to learn something every time that you never thought of before.”

One thought on “Alice Munro wins Man Booker International Prize!

  1. Everyone who knows me knows that I love Alice Munro. Everyone who knows me is tired of hearing me talk about how much I love Alice Munro. So now I will tell people I don’t know: I love Alice Munro. I love her stories so much that I would marry them if I could. This news makes me very happy.

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