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Read 18 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online

Read 18 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online
Calling her a “master of the contemporary short story,” the Swedish Academy awarded 82-year-old Alice Munro the Nobel Prize in Literature today. It is well-deserved, and hard-earned (and comes not long after she announced her retirement from fiction). After 14 story collections, Munro has reached at least a couple generations of writers with her psychologically subtle stories about ordinary men and women in Huron County, Ontario, her birthplace and home. Only the 13th woman writer to win the Nobel, Munro has previously won the Man Booker Prize in 2009, the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction in Canada three times (1968, 1978, and 1986), and two O. Henry Awards (2006 and 2008). Her regional fiction draws as much from her Ontario surroundings as does the work of the very best so-called “regional” writers, and captivating interactions of character and landscape tend drive her work more so than intricate plotting. Why do I like to write short stories? "Voices" - (2013, Telegraph)

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NELLY FURTADO LYRICS - Powerless (Say What You Want) Paint my face in your magazines Make it look whiter than it seems Paint me over with your dreams Shove away my ethnicity Burn every notion that I may have a flame inside to fight And say just what is on my mind Without offending your might Cuz this life is too short to live it just for you But when you feel so powerless what are you gonna do So say what you want Say what you want I saw her face outside today Weatherworn, looking all the rage They took her passion and her gaze and made a poster Now it’s moccasins we sport We take the culture and contort Perhaps only to distort what we are hiding Cuz this life is too short to live it just for you But when you feel so powerless what are you gonna do But say what you want Say what you want

Many Short Stories are here for your enrichment. This page is dedicated to Short Stories and to those interested in reading light prose. Fewer and fewer people these days read stories. This is unfortunate. The Landlady About this BritLit kit Billy Weaver, a young man visiting the City of Bath for the first time, is looking for accommodation. He is inexplicably drawn to a house where the landlady seems to be expecting him.

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