One of her ten best short story collections, as shared at the Guardian:
RunawayRead about another entry on the list.
Alice Munro (2004)
The Canadian writer won the Nobel prize for literature in 2013 for her extraordinary work as “master of the contemporary short story”. She also won the 2009 Man Booker International prize for her lifetime body of work and has been called a modern-day Chekhov. Runaway is among her best collections and displays all of Munro’s mastery: the effortless shifts in time, sometimes across decades; the ability to convey an entire life in a few pages; the exploration of complex truths in uncomplicated language.
Alice Munro is among Sarah Crown's six great female short story authors.