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They said no to Alice Munro: The Nobel winner's rejection letters

by Hector Tobar
The Canadian writer Alice Munro just wasn’t new and exciting enough. Not in the eyes of the editors at Alfred A. Knopf who rejected her work in the 1960s and '70s.
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