WRITER

Alice Munro

1931 - Today

Alice Munro

Alice Ann Munro (, née Laidlaw ; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time. Her stories have been said to "embed more than announce, reveal more than parade."Munro's fiction is most often set in her native Huron County in southwestern Ontario. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alice Munro has received more than 1,209,956 page views. Her biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 212th most popular writer.

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  • 95

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  • 10.14

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  • 4.63

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Alice Munro ranks 210 out of 4,883Before her are Stanisław Lem, Quintilian, Walt Whitman, Mario Vargas Llosa, Henry David Thoreau, and Adam Mickiewicz. After her are Ahmad ibn Hanbal, C. S. Lewis, Pearl S. Buck, Sallust, Anacreon, and Frédéric Mistral.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Alice Munro ranks 8Before her are Boris Yeltsin, Rajneesh, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, James Dean, Raúl Castro, and Tomas Tranströmer. After her are Anatoly Dyatlov, João Gilberto, Robert Duvall, Philip Kotler, Anita Ekberg, and Isabel Martínez de Perón.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Alice Munro ranks 3 out of 840Before her are Leonard Cohen (1934) and Leslie Nielsen (1926). After her are Albert Bandura (1925), Frank Gehry (1929), Christopher Plummer (1929), Donald Sutherland (1935), Marshall McLuhan (1911), Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), James Cameron (1954), and Justin Trudeau (1971).