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Oct 10, 2013 7:08 AM by Associated Press

Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Canadian writer Alice Munro has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature.

The Swedish Academy, which selects Nobel literature winners, called her a "master of the contemporary short story".

Last year's award went to Mo Yan of China.

The 2013 Nobel announcements continue Friday with the Nobel Peace Prize, followed by the economics prize on Monday.

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