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A conversation with Toni Morrison

“The Nobel prize meant a lot to me. It was a huge surprise. Very pleasant. I never thought of it as … although I think I said things that were expected of me about how I felt about its being awarded to my work, which I thought was obviously deserving, and it represented America, it […]

Alice Munro, 2013 Nobel Laureate in an interview with Ramona Koval, Books & Writing 2005

Transcript Ramona Koval: Hello, welcome to Books and Writing. I’m Ramona Koval, and you’re on ABC Radio National. This week: a conversation with a writer who’s been hailed all over the world as the best living writer of short stories. Jonathan Franzen has argued in The New York Times that she’s the best writer of […]