Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize
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Just a few months after announcing she would retire from the craft, Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Prize has been awarded since 1901, and Munro, who received $1.2 million for the award, is the 13th woman to win.
And no, despite the rumors, you cannot congratulate her via Twitter.
Read more at the NY Times.