Five things you might not know about Alice Munro: She has retired and come back nearly as much as Jay-Z

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In 2006 she announced that her days as a short story author were numbered, only to write Too Much Happiness in 2009 and then Dear Life in 2012. In 2013 she announced she was retiring again and told the New York Times "I feel a bit tired now -- pleasantly tired."

In the video above, Sandra Abma speaks to Munro about re-entering public life in 2007 after a reading in Port Hope, Ontario.

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