Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The Canadian author wins 900,000 Euros. The Swedish Academy, unable to get hold of her, left a phone message.

alice munro

Her Wikipedia entry, instantly updated, says her father was ‘a fox and poultry farmer’. Can’t have been both, surely?

Wonder what Hélène Grimaud thinks…

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  • OK. I’ll plead ignorance here. What in the world is a fox farmer? (How far apart do you have to plant the rows of fox seed to grow new ones? When is the harvesting season? How much do they bring per ton of crop? 🙂

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