Posted by: montclairlibrary | October 10, 2013

Nobel Prize for Literature

Alice Munro cover photo by le Liz via Flickr

The Swedish Academy announced today that Canadian author Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature. The New York Times described Munro’s work as exploring “the tangled relationships between men and women, small-town existence and the fallibility of memory.”

Munro worked as a library clerk while attending the University of Western Ontario, and some of her stories, like “Carried Away” and “Hard-Luck Stories,” feature librarians.

Want to see what all the fuss is about? Check out one of Munro’s books of stories from the Montclair Library:
Dear Life
Too Much Happiness
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
The View from Castle Rock
The Love of a Good Woman

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