Too Much Happiness: Alice Munro Cashes In

Alice Munro in Clinton, Ontario, Canada on June 23 Photograph by Ian Willms/The New York Times via Redux

The Nobel Prize in literature is already paying off for Canadian short-story master Alice Munro. The top 14 slots of’s Movers & Shakers list now belong to the 82-year-old writer, only a day after she was tapped by the Nobel committee.

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