Munro reminds us once again why she is an international treasure.
Munro is joining an elite band of exceptions—Thomas Mann and John Updike perhaps among them.
As one Munro protagonist puts it, “good use can be made of everything, if you are willing.”
Munro is a great writer; a wise writer; a free and brave, exacting, transformative, generous, and profoundly discreet writer.
Munro is the first Canadian-based writer to ever win the Nobel literature award since it began in 1901.
Night is the same as day to Le Subtil, when Munro waits for him.
But when he felt the blows of Munro, his spirit lay under the birch.
Dr. Munro thought it would be better that he should not come down.
"Wait till you're asked, Munro," he interrupted, with his ugliest of expressions.
Munro shook his head in disappointment, and proceeded, bent on the high duty of his station.