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Alice Munro

Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published thirteen collections of stories and a novel. During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards, including two Giller Prizes, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Man Booker International Prize. In 2013 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Magazine, The Paris Review, Granta, and many other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. 

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Alice Munro's Books

Family Furnishings

Family Furnishings

A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Minneapolis Star TribuneHere is a selection of Munro’s most accomplished and powerfully affecting...

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A Wilderness Station

A Wilderness Station

A New York Times Editors’ Choice BookSpanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this...

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The Office

The Office

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection The solution came to the writer one evening: she should have an office. From Nobel Laureate Alice Munro, a brilliantly...

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Vintage Munro

Vintage Munro

This classic collection—now revised and expanded—is the perfect introduction to Nobel Laureate Alice Munro's brilliant, revelatory short stories, in which she unfolds the wordless secrets that lie at the center...

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Mi vida querida

Mi vida querida

La gran autora canadiense nos ofrece Mi vida querida, una colección de cuentos en los que vemos a hombres y mujeres obligados a traficar con la duda, el dolor y la...

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Demasiada felicidad

Demasiada felicidad

Libro destacado de The New York Times   Uno de los mejores libros del año The Atlantic Monthly, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle,...

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Dear Life

Dear Life

A brilliant new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed and beloved writers of our time. Alice Munro’s peerless ability to give us the essence...

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Friend of My Youth

Friend of My Youth

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013The ten miraculously accomplished stories in Alice Munro's Friend of My Youth not only astonish and delight but also convey the unspoken...

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Dance of the Happy Shades

Dance of the Happy Shades

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In these fifteen short stories--her eighth collection of short stories in a long and distinguished career--Alice Munro conjures ordinary lives...

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Lives of Girls and Women

Lives of Girls and Women

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013The only novel from Alice Munro-award-winning author of The Love of a Good Woman--is an insightful, honest...

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The Progress of Love

The Progress of Love

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The...

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Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You

Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In the thirteen stories in her remarkable second collection, Alice Munro demonstrates the precise...

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The Beggar Maid

The Beggar Maid

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In this series of interweaving stories, Munro recreates the evolving bond between two...

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The Moons of Jupiter

The Moons of Jupiter

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners...

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Open Secrets

Open Secrets

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In these eight tales, Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected. She tells of vanished schoolgirls...

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Selected Stories, 1968-1994

Selected Stories, 1968-1994

WINNER OF THE 2013 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURESpanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada,...

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Too Much Happiness

Too Much Happiness

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Ten superb new stories by one of our most beloved and admired writers—the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize....

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The Love of a Good Woman

The Love of a Good Woman

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In eight new stories, a master of the form extends and magnifies her great themes--the vagaries of love, the...

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In the her tenth collection (the title story of which is the basis for the new film Hateship Loveship), Alice Munro achieves...

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Runaway

Runaway

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013The incomparable Alice Munro’s bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway is a book of extraordinary...

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Away from Her

Away from Her

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Alice Munro has long been heralded for her penetrating, lyrical prose, and in “The Bear Came Over...

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The View from Castle Rock

The View from Castle Rock

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Alice Munro mines her rich family background, melding it with her own experiences and the transforming power of her brilliant...

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Carried Away

Carried Away

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Carried Away is a dazzling selection of stories–seventeen favorites chosen by the author from across her distinguished...

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