One of the great authors of English literature was born on this day in 1812. If you have yet to read any Dickens, you are missing out!
Canadian literary legend Alice Munro has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. She is the first Canadian woman and first Canadian based author to win the award. Munro is considered to be a master of the short story and is often compared to Russian author Anton Chekov. She has previously won the Man Booker Prize, the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award.
Come down to the school library to check out some of her books.