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Alice Munro: “Material”

“Material” is the second story in Alice Munro’s third book, Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor It has taken me some time to wrestle with the final image in this story: the narrator, a…

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Alice Munro: “Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You”

“Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You” is the first story in Alice Munro’s third book, Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor “Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You” can be demented love story, a murder…

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Alice Munro: Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You

If you’ve been following along, you know that Betsy and I just finished reading and posting on Alice Munro’s Lives of Girls and Women. Without delay, it is time we got started with Munro’s third book, Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You (1974). We will soon be posting our thoughts on the first story, and…

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Alice Munro: “Epilogue: The Photographer”

“Epilogue: The Photographer” is the eighth and final piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor The epilogue to Lives of Girls and Women begins by talking about suicides. “This town…

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Alice Munro: “Baptizing”

“Baptizing” is the seventh piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor Baptism represents the death of one life and a rebirth into another. In “Baptism,” Del is seventeen years…

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Alice Munro: “Lives of Girls and Women”

“Lives of Girls and Women” is the sixth piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor “Changes and Ceremonies,” the prior piece in Lives of Girls and Women, was suggestive of sex…

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Alice Munro: “Changes and Ceremonies”

“Changes and Ceremonies” is the fifth piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor “Changes and Ceremonies” is about those moments of joy, moments of togetherness, those ceremonies and rituals…

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Alice Munro: “Age of Faith”

“Age of Faith” is the fourth piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor When we enter “Age of Faith,” Del is twelve years old, and the world around her…

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Alice Munro: “Princess Ida”

“Princess Ida” is the third piece in Alice Munro’s second book, Lives of Girls and Women. For an overview with links to reviews of the other pieces in this book, please click here. Trevor According to her Paris Review interview (here), Alice Munro began writing “Princess Ida” on a Sunday in…

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Alice Munro: “The Bear Came Over the Mountain”

Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Alice Munro’s “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” was originally published in the December 27, 1999 issue of The New Yorker. and was republished in the October 21, 2013 issue upon the news of Munro’s Nobel Prize…