Litstack Rec: The Love of a Good Woman & The Windup Girl

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The Love of A Good Woman, Stories by Alice Munro The short story has few practitioners as skilled as Alice Munro, now 88, a writer who’s all but required reading during #ShortStoryMonth. Munro famously began writing stories as a young mother, finding the story took “less time.” Lucky for readers that the genre turned out [….]

LitStack Recs: The Love of a Good Woman & The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

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The Love of A Good Woman, stories by Alice Munro The short story has few practitioners as skilled as Alice Munro, now 84, who as far as I’m concerned, is a writer who’s all but required reading in #ShortStoryMonth. Munro famously began writing stories as a young mother, finding the story took “less time.” Lucky [….]

LitStaff Rec: Munro and Pullman

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In case you missed it, last week Canadian author Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for Literature, and as many news outlets noted, Twitter was positively brimming with good cheer, as writers everywhere celebrated the well-deserved recognition of the writer Canadians call “our Chekhov.” The short story has few practitioners as skilled as Munro, now [….]