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Topic - Alice Munro
Canadian writer Alice Munro won this year's Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday.
"Dolly," one of the 14 stories in Alice Munro's "Dear Life," opens with the narrator and her husband, Franklin, a famed poet, planning their deaths.
Will Ferguson has won one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards for a novel about a Canadian family's entanglement in a Nigerian email scan.
It was "because, having been born in 1931, I was a little old, but not too old, and women like me after a couple of years were wearing miniskirts and prancing around," she said.
"If this were happening today, he might have made an appointment for me to see a psychiatrist," she notes. "(I think that is what I might have done for a child, a generation and an income further on.)"