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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. She lives in Port Hope, Canada, on Lake Ontario.


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Away from Her
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2007
$10.00/(Canada) | 978-0-307-38669-4 (0-307-38669-4)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

Alice Munro has long been heralded for her penetrating, lyrical prose, and in “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” – the basis for Sarah Polley’s film Away From Her — her prodigious talents are once again on display. As she follows Grant, a retired professor...

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The Beggar Maid
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-73271-6 (0-679-73271-3)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In this series of interweaving stories, Munro recreates the evolving bond between two women in the course of almost forty years. One is Flo, practical, suspicious of other people's airs, at times dismayingly vulgar. the other is Rose, Flo's stepdaughter, a clumsy, shy girl who... Read more






Carried Away
Written by Alice Munro, Introduction by Margaret Atwood
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | September 2006
$26.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-26486-2 (0-307-26486-6)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

Carried Away is a dazzling selection of stories–seventeen favorites chosen by the author from across her distinguished career. With an Introduction by Margaret Atwood.

Alice Munro has been repeatedly hailed as one of our greatest living writers, a reputation that has been growing for years. The...

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Dance of the Happy Shades
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1998
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-78151-6 (0-679-78151-X)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In these fifteen short stories--her eighth collection of short stories in a long and distinguished career--Alice Munro conjures ordinary lives with an extraordinary vision, displaying the remarkable talent for which she is now widely celebrated. Set on farms, by river marshes, in the lonely towns... Read more






Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2013
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-74372-5 (0-307-74372-1)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction
A Best Book of the Year: The Atlantic, NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue, AV Club

In story after story in this brilliant new collection, Alice Munro pinpoints the moment a person is forever altered by... Read more






Dear Life
Written by Alice Munro
Knopf | Hardcover | November 2012
$26.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-59688-8 (0-307-59688-5)

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 of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story... Read more






Demasiada felicidad
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | February 2014
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7298-1 (0-8041-7298-6)

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, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City Star, The Economist, Slate

 
Diez magníficos relatos por una de las autoras más queridas y galardonadas – ganadora del... Read more






Family Furnishings
Written by Alice Munro
Knopf | Hardcover | November 2014
$30.00/(Canada) | 978-1-101-87410-3 (1-101-87410-4)

From the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature—and one of our most beloved writers—a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994).

Family Furnishings brings us twenty-four of Alice Munro’s most accomplished, most powerfully affecting...
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Friend of My Youth
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-72957-0 (0-679-72957-7)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

The ten miraculously accomplished stories in Alice Munro's Friend of My Youth not only astonish and delight but also convey the unspoken mysteries at the heart of all human experience.

"[Friend of My Youth is] a wonderful collection of stories, beautifully written and deeply felt."--Michiko... Read more






Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-72743-6 (0-375-72743-4)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In the her tenth collection (the title story of which is the basis for the new film Hateship Loveship), 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... Read more






Lives of Girls and Women
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2001
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70749-0 (0-375-70749-2)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

The only novel from Alice Munro-award-winning author of The Love of a Good Woman--is an insightful, honest book, "autobiographical in form but not in fact," that chronicles a young girl's growing up in rural Ontario in the 1940's.

Del Jordan lives out at the end... Read more






The Love of a Good Woman
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1999
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70363-8 (0-375-70363-2)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

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... Read more






Mi vida querida
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | February 2014
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7296-7 (0-8041-7296-X)

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 decepción sin más recursos que su humanidad.
 
¿Bastan un beso robado, un salto desde un tren en marcha, la... Read more






The Moons of Jupiter
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1991
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-73270-9 (0-679-73270-5)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

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... Read more






Open Secrets
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 1995
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-75562-3 (0-679-75562-4)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In these eight tales, Munro evokes the devastating power of old love suddenly recollected. She tells of vanished schoolgirls and indentured frontier brides and an eccentric recluse who, in the course of one surpassingly odd dinner party, inadvertently lands herself a wealthy suitor from exotic... Read more






The Progress of Love
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 2000
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-72470-1 (0-375-72470-2)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

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... Read more






Runaway
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2005
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7791-5 (1-4000-7791-5)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

The incomparable Alice Munro’s bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway is a book of extraordinary stories about love and its infinite betrayals and surprises, from the title story about a young woman who, though she thinks she wants to, is incapable of leaving her husband, to...

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Selected Stories, 1968-1994
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 1997
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-76674-2 (0-679-76674-X)

WINNER OF THE  NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

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... Read more






Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70748-3 (0-375-70748-4)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In the thirteen stories in her remarkable second collection, Alice Munro demonstrates the precise observation, straightforward prose style, and masterful technique that led no less a critic than John Updike to compare her to Chekhov. The sisters, mothers and daughters, aunts, grandmothers, and friends in... Read more






Too Much Happiness
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2010
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-39034-9 (0-307-39034-9)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

Ten superb new stories by one of our most beloved and admired writers—the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.

With clarity and ease, Alice Munro once again renders complex, difficult events and emotions into stories about the unpredictable ways in which men and... Read more






Too Much Happiness
Written by Alice Munro
Knopf | Hardcover | November 2009
$26.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-26976-8 (0-307-26976-0)

Ten superb new stories by one of our most beloved and admired writers—the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.

In the first story a young wife and mother receives release from the unbearable pain of losing her three children from a most surprising source. In another, a young woman... Read more






The View from Castle Rock
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2008
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7792-2 (1-4000-7792-3)

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

Alice Munro mines her rich family background, melding it with her own experiences and the transforming power of her brilliant imagination, to create perhaps her most powerful and personal collection yet.

 

A young boy, taken to Edinburgh’s Castle Rock to look across the sea to America...

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Vintage Munro
Written by Alice Munro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$10.95/(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7356-8 (0-8041-7356-7)

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 of human experience. 

The stories in this volume span Munro's career: The title stories from her collections The Moons of Jupiter; The Progress of... Read more






The Equations of Love
Written by Ethel Wilson, Afterword by Alice Munro
New Canadian Library | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$19.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-7710-9479-8 (0-7710-9479-5)

In the two novellas that make up The Equations of Love, Ethel Wilson describes ordinary people in perilous circumstances with extraordinary insight and compassion. “Tuesday and Wednesday” reconstructs the events of two days in the life of Mort and Myrtle Johnson, whose uninspired marriage is strangely transformed by the tragic intervention... Read more





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