Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature...I am so excited for my favorite author!  Photo by Ian Willms for the New York Times

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature...I am so excited for my favorite author! Photo by Ian Willms for the New York Times

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991: Nadine Gordimer. Prize motivation: "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"

Andre Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 “for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions …

Andre Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 “for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions …

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces"

Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature - NYTimes.com

Svetlana Alexievich, Belarussian Voice of Survivors, Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature - NYTimes.com

This is why I value that little phrase "I don't know" so highly. It's small, but it flies on mighty wings. It expands our lives to include the spaces within us as well as those outer expanses in which our tiny Earth hangs suspended.    - Wislawa Szymborska in her Nobel lecture...http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1996/szymborska-lecture.html

This is why I value that little phrase "I don't know" so highly. It's small, but it flies on mighty wings. It expands our lives to include the spaces within us as well as those outer expanses in which our tiny Earth hangs suspended. - Wislawa Szymborska in her Nobel lecture...http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1996/szymborska-lecture.html

Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel prize in literature - as it happened | Books | theguardian.com

Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel prize in literature - as it happened

Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel prize in literature - as it happened | Books | theguardian.com

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature | The New York Times

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro - known for her "spare and psychologically astute" fiction, she revolutionized the short story and at 82 won a Nobel prize for literature.

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro - known for her "spare and psychologically astute" fiction, she revolutionized the short story and at 82 won a Nobel prize for literature.

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