New Selected Stories

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Chatto & Windus, 2011 - Fiction - 434 pages
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"Spanning her last five collections, The Love of a Good Woman; Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; The View from Castle Rock; and Too Much Happiness, and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this new selection of Alice Munro's short stories infuse everyday lives with a wealth of nuance and insight, written with emotion and empathy. Beautifully observed, remarkably crafted and nothing short of perfect, these stories are a master class in the genre, from a writer who deservedly lays claim to being one of the major fiction writers of our time'."

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A rich selection of 28 compact and resonant stories (they're novels in miniature, more often than not) drawn from seven highly praised collections previously published by the Ontario writer. Munro has ... Read full review

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The collected stories of Canadian author Munro, whose works often appear in The New Yorker, would probably fill several tomes, but this thoughtful selection will satisfy the choosiest readers. From ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of twelve collections of stories, most recently Too Much Happiness, 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. 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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