Nightly News   |  October 10, 2013

Alice Munro awarded Nobel Prize in literature

Canadian author Alice Munro, 82, is the 13th woman to win the prize. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> re opened. alice monroe is more noted now. she was today awarded the nobel prize in literature . she's the 13th woman to win the prize. she's published 14th collections of stories. she's 82 and a proud product of rural canada. she told an interviewer her latest collection of stories called " dear life " would be her last. she was hardly waiting by the phone for today's announcement, however. in fact, there was no answer when the nobel committee called from stockholm. so they left word on voicemail that she was the world's newest nobel laureate .