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Alice Munro Nobel Prize

Who Says Alice Munro Isn't Political?

Anna Szymanski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Anna Szymanski

Her form of social critique isn't showy, and it doesn't involve preaching. Instead, it's about giving voice to a different type of woman: working-class women, older women, mentally-ill women, those women who normally appear only as tropes or stereotypes when they appear at all.

On Teaching the Work of Alice Munro

Daniel Pena | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Daniel Pena

Alice Munro's writing, like all great writing, teaches us to be human. It engages big questions in small spaces: What does it mean to be regional? What does it mean to be Canadian? What does it mean to be a mother? What does it mean to be betrayed?

Nobel Winner Was Too Busy To Write Novels

The Atlantic | Posted 10.11.2013 | Books

This morning, Alice Munro became the first Canadian author and the 13th woman ever to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. (Good timing: Munro also told...

7 Unbelievable And Hilarious Ways Nobel Prize Winners Found Out They Had Won

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

We would think winning a Nobel Prize is already exciting enough, but The Swedish Academy really knows how to keep its winners on their toes. Instead o...

The Best Reactions To Alice Munro's Win

Posted 10.10.2013 | Women

When the news broke this morning that short-story author Alice Munro was the first Canadian and 13th woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature, Twit...