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Alice Munro

Author of Runaway

Includes the names: Alice Munro, Alice Munro, ALICE MUNROE, Alice Monroe, אליס מונרו

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Alice Munro was born Alice Laidlaw in Wingham, Ontario on July 10, 1931. She published her first story, The Dimensions of a Shadow, while a student at the University of Western Ontario in 1950. She left the university in 1951 to get married and start a family. In 1972 she became Writer in Residence at the University of Western Ontario. Her first collection, Dance of the Happy Shades, was published in 1968 and won the Governor General's Award, Canada's highest literary prize. Her other works include Lives of Girls and Women, The View from Castle Rock, Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You, Too Much Happiness, and Dear Life. She has received several awards including the Governor General's Award for fiction for Who Do You Think You Are? and The Progress of Love, the Giller Prize for Runaway in 2004, the Man Booker International Prize in 2009 for her lifetime body of work, and the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. Her stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The Atlantic Monthly. Also, in 2013, her title Dear Life: Stories made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Runaway… (more)
Runaway 3,556 copies, 94 reviews
Dear Life 2,540 copies, 108 reviews
Too Much Happiness 2,139 copies, 89 reviews
The Love of a Good Woman: Stories 1,860 copies, 32 reviews
Lives of Girls and Women 1,737 copies, 43 reviews
The View from Castle Rock: Stories 1,595 copies, 54 reviews
Open Secrets 1,432 copies, 21 reviews
Selected Stories 1,277 copies, 12 reviews
Friend of My Youth: Stories 1,053 copies, 20 reviews
The Moons of Jupiter 939 copies, 16 reviews
The Progress of Love 888 copies, 18 reviews
Dance of the Happy Shades 683 copies, 18 reviews
Vintage Munro 118 copies
My Best Stories 97 copies, 3 reviews
New selected stories 61 copies, 1 review
Queenie 45 copies, 1 review
Lying Under the Apple Tree 45 copies, 2 reviews
The Bear Came Over the Mountain 24 copies, 4 reviews
No Love Lost 22 copies
Dolly 7 copies
Meneseteung 4 copies
Nettles 4 copies
Amundsen 3 copies
Child's Play 3 copies
The Office (A Vintage Short) 3 copies, 2 reviews
Noveller 2 copies
Corrie 2 copies, 1 review
Bardon Bus 2 copies
Fiction 2 copies, 1 review
Fiction 2 copies
Dimension 2 copies
No title 1 copy
Vandals 1 copy
In fuga 1 copy
Firar 1 copy
Train 1 copy
Axis 1 copy
Wood 1 copy
Some Women 1 copy
Deep-Holes 1 copy
Face 1 copy
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Contributor) 1,514 copies, 10 reviews
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (Contributor) 1,180 copies, 14 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 882 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2007 (Contributor) 798 copies, 13 reviews
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (Contributor) 744 copies, 19 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (Contributor) 684 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2008 (Contributor) 550 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2004 (Contributor) 542 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2006 (Contributor) 533 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2001 (Contributor) 523 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (Contributor) 448 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1999 (Contributor) 433 copies
Points of View: Revised Edition (Contributor) 395 copies, 5 reviews
Women & Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 355 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2012 (Contributor) 335 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1993 (Contributor) 268 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2013 (Contributor) 261 copies, 5 reviews
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Contributor) 250 copies, 3 reviews
Christmas Stories 236 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1992 (Contributor) 212 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1990 (Contributor) 212 copies
We Are the Stories We Tell (Contributor) 189 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1989 (Contributor) 183 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1991 (Contributor) 178 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2008 (Contributor) 163 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (Contributor) 124 copies
From Ink Lake: Canadian Stories (Contributor) 122 copies
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (Contributor) 120 copies, 1 review
The Best American Mystery Stories 2009 (Contributor) 109 copies, 3 reviews
The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English (Contributor) 108 copies, 2 reviews
Norton Introduction to the Short Novel (Contributor, some editions) 97 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1986 (Contributor) 92 copies
Prize Stories 1997: The O. Henry Awards (Contributor) 92 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 18: The Snap Revolution (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
Granta 120: Medicine (Contributor) 81 copies, 1 review
Granta 118: Exit Strategies (Contributor) 80 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 17: While Waiting for a War (Contributor) 78 copies
The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories (Contributor) 71 copies, 1 review
The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories (Contributor) 71 copies, 2 reviews
Away from Her [2006 film] (Original short story) 65 copies, 1 review
Great Canadian Short Stories (Contributor) 50 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1981 (Contributor) 32 copies
Stories To Get You Through The Night (Contributor) 31 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1979 (Contributor) 24 copies
The Penguin Book of Modern Canadian Short Stories (Contributor) 12 copies, 1 review
Inside Stories I (Contributor) 10 copies
A Vintage Christmas (Vintage Minis) (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review

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