Canadian Author Alice Munro at press conference at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, Thursday, June, 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Alice Munro finally did it; she won the Nobel Prize for Literature
. The prize, which is expected to be worth $1.3 million Canadian, is given to an author who has "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction."
Munro is one of Canada's most celebrated authors. She's also one of the most private. But, in honour of her new Nobel Prize, CBC books decided to unearth five fun facts about her life and work!