Alice Munro is the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature winner.
The 82-year-old had been among the favourites to win the prize, along with the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami and the Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexieva.
According to NobelPrize.org, her prize motivation is "master of the contemporary short story"
Earlier this year she announced her retirement from writing.
Surprisingly, I've never heard of Alice Munro.
Now I'm very interested in her. She has written over 70 distinct works.
Have you read any of her books? Did you like them? What books would you recommend to someone who wants to start reading her.