"It was this way. They always carried the feed to the horses, pail by pail. In the winter, when the horses were in the stalls. So my father took the notion to carry it to them in the wheelbarrow. Naturally it was a lot quicker. But he got beat. For laziness. That was the way they were, you know. Any change of any kind was a bad thing. Efficiency was just laziness, to them. That's the peasant...
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"A man came along and fell in love with Dorrie Beck. At least, he wanted to marry her. It was true. 'If her brother was alive, she would never have needed to get married,' Millicent said. What did she mean? Not something shameful."
―from “A Real Life” by Alice Munro included in WEDDING STORIES

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Archita Ghosh
Megan Bray
"The unhappiest moment I could never tell you. All our fights blend into each other and are in fact re-enactments of the same fight, in which we punish each other―I with words, Hugh with silence―for being each other. We never needed any more than that."
― from SOMETHING I'VE BEEN MEANING TO TELL YOU
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Laura Johnstone
Kisaya Diamant
To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.
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Canada 150: 'Alice Munro has meditated the life she has lived herself, that she has seen others live'

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Christine Cambrouse
Caryn Coyle
Alice Munro, Lives of Girls and Women (1971): "In Alice Munro’s novel about a young girl coming of age in in rural Ontario in the 1940s, the protagonist Del Jordan’s mother warns her that if she lets herself get distracted by a man, her life will never be her own. “You will get the burden, a woman always does.” Del replies glibly that “there is birth control nowadays” and rejects her mother’s...
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Check out these five short stories by acclaimed Canadian writer Alice Munro, one of the country's literary giants.
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5 Short Stories by Alice Munro You Should Read

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Marek Norman
Martin Tyrrell
"I'd like to think that there are lot of periods of happiness in the stories. It's all muddled up: happiness, sadness, depression, elation. As I said, the constant happiness is curiosity. I wouldn't set out to write a story that I thought was depressing, because that would depress me. But I notice that sometimes other people's stories that I like very much are criticized as being...
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John Sullivan
Chung Yin O
“He never wanted to be away from her. She had the spark of life. ”
― From “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” by Alice Munro
“He never wanted to be away from her She had the spark of life ”
Kindra Sue
Ruth Jessen
Andrew Baggett
“Things will happen in your life—things will probably happen in your life—that will make this seem minor. Other things you’ll be able to feel guilty about.”
—from "Chance" included in JULIETA by Alice Munro
Things will happen in your lifethings will probably happen in your lifethat

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Charles Rolston
Greg Amend
“What she wants to do if she can get the time to do it, is not so much to live in the past as to open it up and get one good look at it".”
―from RUNAWAYS by Alice Munro
What she wants to do if she can get the time to

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Colleen Walker
Carien Schippers
“The unhappiest moment I could never tell you. All our fights blend into each other and are in fact re-enactments of the same fight, in which we punish each other--I with words, Hugh with silence--for being each other. We never needed any more than that.”
- from SOMETHING I'VE BEEN MEANING TO TELL YOU
The unhappiest moment I could never tell you All our fights blend
Debra Lloyd
James Bryant Beavers
Pulikkathodi Vijayan
Pedro Almodóvar’s muted, mythic melodrama ponders sin, guilt, and repressed memory, adapting three interlinked stories by Nobel Prize-winning author Alice Munro.
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Recaptured by the past in ‘Julieta’ - The Boston Globe

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Alyana Lou
Raquel Forteza
"Soon they are having a 'great row': A fight like this was stunning, revealing not just how much he was on the lookout for enemies, but how she too was unable to abandon argument which escalated into rage. Neither of them would back off, they held bitterly to principles."
--from "Comfort" from HATESHIP, COURTSHIP, LOVESHIP, MARRIAGE: Stories by Alice Munro
Soon they are having a great row A fight like this was

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Charles Rolston
Holly Teichholtz
The director's latest movie tells the story of a woman who can't get over being abandoned by her only child.
Alice Munro 01/01/2017

Behind The Script: How Pedro Almodóvar Turned Alice Munro Short Stories Into "Julieta"

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Claudio Marinoni
Quentin Compson
“'I know how you love this place,' he says to me, apologetically yet with satisfaction. And I don't tell him that I am not sure now whether I love any place, and that it seems to me it was myself I loved here - some self that I have finished with, and none too soon.”
-- from THE VIEW FROM CASTLE ROCK
I know how you love this place he says to me apologetically
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David L. Hutchinson
Sue Grainger
"She would live now, not read. She'd left her clothes hanging in the closet and her high-heeled shoes in their shoe trees. her diamond ring and her wedding ring on the dresser. her silk nightdresses in their drawer."
--from "Gravel" included in DEAR LIFE by Alice Munro
She would live now not read Shed left her clothes hanging in

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LeeAnn Bongiorno
Annick Sansoni
Pedro Almodovar brings his lush visual exuberance to this adaptation of three Alice Munro stories marked by spare, interior struggles. The odd fusion results in a surprisingly quiet, somber film.
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Sex And Death, Shot Through A Colorful Lens: Almodovar's 'Julieta'

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Ann Caldwell Kelly
Pedro Almodovar’s love letter to Alice Munro: The director’s Julieta was supposed to be his English-language debut – a sweeping adaptation of the Canadian author’s work starring Meryl Streep. But then, much like a Munro story, life got in the way
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Pedro Almodovar creates Spanish adaptation of Alice Munro stories for latest film Julieta

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Teresa McCallum
Alicia Castro
JULIETA: "In a gorgeous return to the female-centric fare that is his forte, Pedro Almodovar tackles no less than three short stories by that imitable Canadian author Alice Munroe. (This was meant to be the Spanish director’s first English-language effort but he teleported the subject matter to Spain instead.) With nods to Hitchcock and the helmer’s younger Gaudi-inflected gaudiness, two...
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James Ripley
Patrice Brown
"The complexity of things—the things within things—just seems to be endless. I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple."
— Alice Munro quoted in the Preface by Pedro Almodóvar in JULIETA: The Three Stories that Inspired the Movie
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