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Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures | Books | The Guardian

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures.The Bookshop, Wigtown, Scotland The biggest second-hand store in Scotland has a mile of shelving and over books. It also has a lovely story:

Canadian Author, Alice Munro. Awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, lauding her master of the contemporary short story and  one of the most important short-story writers in the English speaking world.."

Canadian Author Alice Munro Harbourfront Festival Winner October 2013 of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro. Fantastic!

Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro.

Munro writes short stories about small worlds, often centered around Canadian women like herself. She reminds us that quiet foibles and triumphs can be as beautiful and significant as sweeping, epic tales -- an important insight to keep in mind as you leave your more self-centered, dramatized youth behind.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30 - Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage,” by Alice Munro

The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs – Brain Pickings

The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs

Homegrown contributor, Asif Khan (Writer/ Photographer/Opinionator) rounds up some of the more riveting cultural reads from the interweb and sews them all into a single seam for you to read in one place. This particular volume is a fantastic pot-po

A is for… Angela CarterAngela Carter was an English writer and journalist. Born in Eastbourne, Sussex in 1940, Carter was one of Britain’s most radical, original and contrary feminist writers, whilst also managing to rank tenth on The Times list of “The 50 Greatest British Writers since 1945”. Her work is both fantastical and political, combining elements of magic realism, fantasy, fairy tale, myth, surrealism, feminism and most importantly, pretty epic stories. A prolific writer, her work…

A is for… Angela CarterAngela Carter was an English writer and journalist. Born in Eastbourne, Sussex in 1940, Carter was one of Britain’s most radical, original and contrary feminist writers, whilst also managing to rank tenth on The Times list of “The 50 Greatest British Writers since 1945”. Her work is both fantastical and political, combining elements of magic realism, fantasy, fairy tale, myth, surrealism, feminism and most importantly, pretty epic stories. A prolific writer, her work…

What I am reading right now. I discovered that my problem stems from the fact that I always thought myself a character from her stories.  Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro

With her peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but spacious and timeless stories, Alice Munro illumines the moment a life is shaped -- the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps… read more at Kobo.

“Amundsen” by Alice Munro | 14 Fantastic Stories From The New Yorker Archive You Should Read This Summer

14 Fantastic Stories From The New Yorker Archive You Should Read This Summer

The New Yorker has made all of its archives going back to 2007 available online until the end of this summer. Here are the best New Yorker fiction pieces from the past seven years that you can read ri

Alice Munro announces retirement from writing | National Post.  Good interview with a writer with lots of experience.

The Blondes, by Emily Schultz. Discovering that she is pregnant by her married professor, grad student Hazel struggles through a pregnancy against a backdrop of an apocalyptic illness that is transforming blondes from all walks of life into rabid killers.

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