Five things you might not know about Alice Munro: She didn't move far from where she was born

05169957.jpg Monica Nordberg collects an armful of books by the newly announced winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature, Alice Munro of Canada, at a Stockholm bookstore on Thursday Oct. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Gow)


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Alice Munro wrote a lot about her hometown of Wingham, Ontario, where she was born in 1931. In the 1990s she moved back to her home turf to a town called Clinton, which is very close to Wingham. She still has a home in Clinton.

Munro spoke with the arts show Sunday Supplement in 1974 about her childhood and hometown. Listen to that conversation in the audio player above.


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