Alice Munro

Alice Munro

Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario, Canada on July 10th, 1931 and passed away at the age of 92 on May 13th, 2024.

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Alice Munro Stats: The highest rated book by Alice Munro on Book Notification is Runaway, a Collection. The second-highest rated book is Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You, a Collection .

The most read book by Alice Munro on Book Notification is Dear Life, a Collection. The second most read book is Runaway, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of Alice Munro books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dance of the Happy Shades
1968
2
10
Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You
1974
3
2
The Beggar Maid
1977
4
Who Do You Think You Are?
1977
5
The Moons of Jupiter
1983
6
The Progress of Love
1985
7
Friend of My Youth
1990
8
Open Secrets
1994
9
Selected Stories
1996
10
The Love of a Good Woman
1998
11
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
2001
12
No Love Lost
2003
13
Vintage Munro
2004
14
8.7
Runaway
2004
15
Carried Away
2006
16
8
View From Castle Rock
2006
17
Too Much Happiness
2009
18
My Best Stories
2009
19
New Selected Stories
2011
20
4
Dear Life
2012
21
Lying Under the Apple Tree
2014
22
Family Furnishings
2014
23
A Wilderness Station
2015
24
Julieta
2016

List of Alice Munro Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Identity And Self Respect
1952
2
Points of View
1956
3
Women and Fiction
1975
4
Among Sisters: Short Stories by Women Writers
1989
5
From Ink Lake
1990
6
The Faber Book of Contemporary Canadian Short Stories
1990
7
The Minerva Book of Short Stories 3
1991
8
The Best American Short Stories 1991
1991
9
Selected Shorts
1993
10
The Literary Traveller
1994
11
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
12
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction
1999
13
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
2000
14
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology
2000
15
The Best American Short Stories 2001
2001
16
PEN America Issue 4: Fact/Fiction
2002
17
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Styles
2004
18
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
2005
19
The Scotiabank Giller Prize 15 Years: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Canadian Fiction.
2008
20
The Best American Mystery Stories 2009
2009
21
Stories to Get You Through the Night
2010
22
Finding the Words
2011
23
Fathers: A Literary Anthology
2011
24
The Best American Short Stories 2012
2012
25
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013
2013
26
Woman: An Anthology
2014
27
That Glimpse of Truth
2014
28
Every Father's Daughter
2015
29
Dreams And Nightmares: At Bay Press Fiction Annual
2016
30
Writers: Their Lives and Works
2018
31
Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season
2022
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Alice Munro: Biography

Alice Munro (Alice Ann Laidlaw) was born on July 10th, 1931. Alice passed away May 13th, 2024 at 92 years old. Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. Munro attended University of Western Ontario.

Alice Munro was the author of the Alice Munro Short Story Collections series which consists of 24 novels. The Alice Munro Short Story Collections series started in 1968 with the novel Dance of the Happy Shades. The most recently released novel in the Alice Munro Short Story Collections series was Julieta which was released in 2016. There are no upcoming novels for the Alice Munro Short Story Collections series.

Alice Munro: Awards & Accolades

Alice Munro won the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2009. Alice Munro was also nominated for the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2007.

Munro's books have also won multiple awards, The Love of a Good Woman won the Scotiabank Giller Prize Awards, Giller Prize, in 1998. Runaway won the Scotiabank Giller Prize Awards, Giller Prize, in 2004 as well as the Audie Award - Best Short Stories or Collections in 2006.

Alice Munro books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Beggar Maid was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1980. Friend of My Youth was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 1990. Open Secrets was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 1995. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 2001.

Alice Munro: F.A.Q

When was Alice Munro Born?

Alice Munro was born on July 10th, 1931.

When did Alice Munro die?

Alice Munro died on May 13th, 2024 at 92 years old.

Where was Alice Munro Born?

Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario, Canada.

What awards has Alice Munro won?

Alice Munro has won the following awards: Outstanding Achievement in Fiction at the International Booker Prize (2009).

What book awards has Alice Munro won?

The Love of a Good Woman: Scotiabank Giller Prize Awards Giller Prize (1998).
Runaway: Scotiabank Giller Prize Awards Giller Prize (2004), Audie Award Best Short Stories or Collections (2006).

What was the first book Alice Munro wrote?

The first novel written by Alice Munro was Dance of the Happy Shades, published in 1968.

What was the most recent book Alice Munro wrote?

Her most recently released work was Julieta (a short story) on December 13th, 2016.

How many books has Alice Munro written?

Alice Munro has written 28 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 24 books in the Short Story Collections.

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