The ever-gracious and splendidly-talented Ms. Munro is the 13th woman -- and first Canadian -- to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, which she had forgotten about, bless her! You can hear her response by clicking here.
Ms. Munro says she hopes this will bring more attention to Canadian writers. Did I mention generous?
Great news. Couldn't be happier. If there's anyone left who hasn't read her work, I hope you'll go out and pick up a book today!