`Booker-2009` got a canadian writer

`Booker-2009` got a canadian writerCanadian novelista Alice Munro won the International man Booker prize-2009, reported on the official website of the award."Alice Munro is mostly known as novelista, but in every story she brings as much depth, wisdom and accuracy as will fit in the voluminous novels", - stated in the decision of the jury, one of whose members was a famous writer Andrey Kurkov, author of the novels "the picnic on the ice, "the Geography of a single shot, "the President's Last love", "Favorite song cosmopolite".In the list of contenders for the competition's most prestigious literary prize included a Russian writer and playwright Lyudmila Ulitskaya.The list of contenders for the award were listed by 12 authors from seven countries. Among them were such well-known writers, as an American, Edgar Doctorow, Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, an English writer of Indian origin, Nobel laureate (2001) Vidyadhar Naipaul.Prize of 60 thousand British pounds will be awarded at a ceremony in Dublin on 25 June, informs RIA "news".Munro was born 10 July 1931 in Wingame (Ontario). He studied at the University of Western Ontario. His first collection of short stories Dance of the happy shades" published in 1968.Award Map Booker International Prize is awarded for achievements in the field of fiction every two years since 2005. Then defeated Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, and two years later the award was received by Nigerian chinua Achebe. Source: "Booker-2009" went to canadian writer.

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