Dear Life

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Chatto & Windus, 2012 - Book clubs (Discussion groups) - 319 pages
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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro captures the essence of life in her brilliant new collection of stories. Moments of change, chance encounters, the twist of fate that leads a person to a new way of thinking or being: the stories in Dear Life build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be.

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User Review  - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing

I can't really think of much to say about this one except that it is amazing and one of the best examples I've ever come across of a writer who can write about very little happening to ordinary people and still render it beautiful and heartbreaking. Read full review

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User Review  - Mimiyoyo - LibraryThing

Munro is my favorite short story writers. I love her concise style. I'm from southwestern Ontario and I think her writing style accurately captures the personalities of the people there. Her stories ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of thirteen collections of stories, most recently Dear Life, and a novel, Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, the WHSmith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid, and has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2009 for her overall contribution to fiction on the world stage, and in 2013 she won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages.

She lives with her husband in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron in Canada.

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