Posts Tagged: Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize–winning author Doris Lessing passed away in her London home at the age of 94.
The 11th woman to ever win the Nobel, Lessing broke ground with both the form and the content of books like The Golden Notebook, Children of Violence, and The Good Terrorist....more
Let’s all take a moment to appreciate that Twitter has realized its true purpose, achieving an all-time high point in social-media history—and, indeed, in human civilization—with one stunning development: Margaret Atwood’s adorable selfies of her and Alice Munro celebrating Munro’s Nobel win....more
Alice Munro, a “master of the contemporary short story,” has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature.
The first Canadian to win, Munro told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation:
I think my stories have gotten around quite remarkably for short stories, and I would really hope that this would make people see the short story as an important art, not just something that you played around with until you’d got a novel written.