Knowledge Identifier: +Alice_Munro
Born in 1931.
Countries: Canada (50%), Nigeria (8%), Iran (8%)
Linked to: University of British Columbia, University of Queensland, The Globe and Mail, The University of Western Ontario
In 1980 Munro held the position of Writer-in-Residence at both the University of British Columbia and the University of Queensland
Alzheimer's disease - "The Notebook" , based on Nicholas Sparks' 1996 novel of the same name; "A Moment to Remember" ;"Thanmathra" ; "Memories of Tomorrow " , based on Hiroshi Ogiwara's novel of the same name; "Away from Her" , based on Alice Munro's short story "The Bear Came over the Mountain"
Yiyun Li - Yiyun Li's 2005 debut story collection "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" earned her comparisons with Chekhov and Alice Munro
Taraneh Alidoosti - A collection of stories by Canadian author Alice Munro collected and translated by Taraneh Alidoosti, was published in 2011
Kapuskasing - The protagonist of Alice Munro's story "Train" , set in the early 1960s, is hopeful when he heads for Kapuskasing: "Work there, sure to be work in a lumbering town"