Open Secrets
by Alice Munro (1994)
Vintage (1995)
194 pp


It’s time for Betsy and me to move on to Munro’s eighth book, 1994’s Open Secrets. We will soon be posting our thoughts on the first story, and I wanted to get this index post up so that any of you who are interested in joining us can get the book and get started.

Open Secrets is a collection of 8 stories, fewer stories than have appeared in any of Munro’s prior collections. And yet, the book is her longest yet! That means these stories get a bit longer, and I think that is a strength. I’m really looking forward to settling in with each of them! We invite any who wish to join in. We will be posting on “Carried Away” soon.

This is the anchor post, an index with links to our posts on each story in the collection.

Open Secrets contains the following stories:

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By |2019-02-20T14:22:58-04:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Alice Munro, Book Reviews|Tags: , , |2 Comments


  1. madwomanintheattic January 4, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Can’t wait to see your take on The Albanian Virgin, my all-time favorite AM story

  2. Greg January 7, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Alice definitely ‘reached the next level’ with this book….and you can also tell it was her favourite book by looking at her choices for her ‘Greatest Hits’ collections….more come from here than any other book!

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