Book List in Order: 28 titles

  • The Three Stories that Inspired the Movie With a foreword by Pedro Almodóvar Alice Munro is cherished for her exquisite, affecting meditations on the human heart. In these three linked stories, “Chance,” “Soon,” and “Silence” -- whic...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 executed and revelatory story—one of the earliest published works of her care...


  • Here is a selection of Munro’s most accomplished and powerfully affecting short fiction from the last two decades, a companion volume to A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968-1994. These stories encompass the fullness of human experience, fr...


  • Woman - An Anthology features selections on the theme of women in literature and includes writing from incredibly diverse and acclaimed authors. Rather than focusing specifically on female protagonists, this anthology considers the range of the femal...



  • 'Read not more than one of her stories a day, and allow them to work their spell slowly: they are made to last' Guardian When her father marries his second wife, Chrissy gets a new step sister. Three years older than her, Queenie is beautiful and ki...


  • 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 everywhe...


  • in Best American Mystery Stories 2009

    Best-selling novelist Jeffery Deaver edits this latest collection of the genre's finest from the past year. Featuring "gritty tales told with panache," this is a "must-read for anybody who cares about crime stories" (Booklist)....






  • 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 mo...


  • 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 ...


  • In stories that are more personal than any that she's written before, Alice Munro pieces her family's history into gloriously imagined fiction. A young boy is taken to Edinburgh's Castle Rock, where his father assures him that on a clear day he can s...


  • 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 career. With an Introduction by Margaret Atwood.Alice Munro has been repeatedly ha...


  • WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013This acclaimed, bestselling collection also contains the celebrated stories that inspired the Pedro Almodóvar film Julieta. Runaway is a book of extraordinary stories about love and its infinite betra...


  • WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. “In Munro’s hands, as in Chekhov’s, a short story is more ...


  • 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 new heights, creating narratives that loop and swerve like memory, and conjuri...


  • 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 passion that leads down unexpected paths, the chaos hovering just under the surface of things,...


  • WINNER OF THE  NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Spanning 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 unpar...


  • Ranging from the 1850s to the present and from Ontario to Brisbane and Albania, these eight linked stories are concerned with the daily threads of life in two small Ontario towns. All the stories centre on unconventional women who refuse to let thems...


  • With an Introduction by Bonnie Burnard In Friend of My Youth, Alice Munro dazzles with her finely nuanced depictions of the human heart. These 10 stories bring to life characters in a remarkable variety of times and places, as real and recognizable a...


  • WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013Alice 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 t...


  • **Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** Alice Munro's territory is the farms and semi-rural towns of south-western Ontario. In these dazzling stories she deals with the self-discovery of adolescence, the joys and pains of love and the despair a...


  • WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In 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 aff...


  • Shy, clever, and ambitious Rose grows up in the poor part of town, leaves home for a university education and a career, and after an unsuccessful marriage, returns home to make peace with her town and her practical, shrewd stepmother, Flo...



  • WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In 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 Upd...


  • Alice Munro's first collection of linked stories traces Del Jordan's uneasy passage through adolescence. Her mother believes that sometime soon women will stop seeing themselves in terms of men. Del, humiliated by her body's insistent desires and try...


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    With an Introduction by A.S. Byatt Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the National Book Critics’ Circle Award, the Trillium Book Award, and the O. Henry Award, and A 2004 CBC Canada Reads selection In The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro loo...