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Award Winning Books by
ALICE MUNRO

Dear Life by Alice Munro
704 reviews (2012) (336p) (Amazon Top100) (PW Fiction) (NYT100) (Kirkus Top25)
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A brilliant new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed and beloved writers of our time.

With her peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but spacious and timeless stories, Alice Munro illumines the moment a life is shaped—the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustome...
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Runaway: Stories by Alice Munro
37 reviews (2004) (352p) (NYTimes) (TIME) (ALA)
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In Alice Munro's superb new collection, we find stories about women of all ages and circumstances, their lives made palpable by the subtlety and empathy of this incomparable writer.
The runaway of the title story is a young woman who, though she thinks she wants to, is incapable of leaving her husband. In "Passion," a country girl emerging into the larger world via a job i...
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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munro
41 reviews (2001) (336p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (TIME)
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 In the nine breathtaking stories that make up her celebrated tenth collection, Alice Munro achieves new heights, creating narratives that loop and swerve like memory, and conjuring up characters as thorny and contradictory as people we know ourselves.
A tough-minded housekeeper jettisons the habits of a lifetime because of a teenager's practical joke. A college student visiting her brassy, unco...
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The Love of a Good Woman: Stories by Alice Munro
28 reviews (1998) (352p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes)
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 In eight new stories, a master of the form extends and magnifies her great themes--the vagaries of love, the passion that leads down unexpected paths, the chaos hovering just under the surface of things, and the strange, often comical desires of the human heart.

Time stretches out in some of the stories: a man and a woman look back forty years to the summer they met--the summer, as it turns...
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Selected Stories by Alice Munro
15 reviews (1996) (688p) (NYTimes)
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 Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this magnificent collection brings together twenty-eight stories by a writer of unparalleled wit, generosity, and emotional power. In her Selected Stories, Alice Munro makes lives that seem small unfold until they are revealed to be as spacious as prairies and locates the mome...
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Open Secrets: Stories by Alice Munro
11 reviews (1994) (294p) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (ALA)
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 In her latest collection of stories, Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected, in tales that resonate with sorrow, humor, and wisdom, and confirm her reputation as a living master of the genre. "Dazzles with its faith in language and in life."--New York Times Book Review....
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FRIEND OF MY YOUTH by Alice Munro
10 reviews (1990) (288p) (NYTimes) (LATimes)
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 In these ten short stories Alice Munro conveys the mysteries at the heart of all human experience with an art and compassion that make FRIEND OF MY YOUTH a genuine literary event....
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THE PROGRESS OF LOVE by Alice Munro
6 reviews (1986) (320p) (NYTimes)
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 Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The Love of a Good Woman, is widely acknowledged as a modern master of the short story. In this earlier collection, she demonstrates all of those strengths that have won her so many literary accolades.

A divorced woman returns to her childhood home where she confronts the memory of ...
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THE MOONS OF JUPITER by Alice Munro
2 reviews (1983) (256p) (NYTimes)
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 In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners of the art of fiction, many things happen: there are betrayals and reconciliations, love affairs consummated and mourned. But the true events in The Moons Of Jupiter are the ways in which the characters are transformed over time, coming to view their past selves with an anger, regr...
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The Beggar Maid: Stories by Alice Munro
12 reviews (1980) (224p) (Booker)
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 "Whether Alice Munro's The Beggar Maid is a collection of stories or a new kind of novel I'm not quite sure, but whatever it is, it's wonderful. The psychological precision...is a delight, and the startling twists -- the unexpected leaps in time, the transformation of familiar characters -- they make the book what books ought to be, a little wild, a little mysterious." -- John Gardner

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Alice Munro Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 5  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 5  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 1 The Love of a Good Woman: Stories ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 2 Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories · The Love of a Good Woman: Stories ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 1 The Beggar Maid: Stories ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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