Alice Munro, the Canadian short story writer, has won the Man Booker International prize for her contribution to fiction on the world stage, and with it a cool £60,000, to be presented at Trinity College, Dublin on June 25th. For more on the prize and what it means, click here. For Eileen Battersby’s appraisal of Munro’s contribution to literature, click here. For a sample of the work that has garnered her the accolade, read The Bear Came Over the Mountain here.
And for Munro’s endearing explanation for her own success, watch this: