Review: Books by Alice Munro, Sheila Munro and Robert Thacker

Books Discussed:

  1. The View from Castle Rock: Stories by Alice Munro
  2. Carried Away: A Selectin of Stories by Alice Munro
  3. Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives: A Biography by Robert Thacker
  4. Lives of Mothers and Daughters: Growing Up With Alice Munro by Sheila Munro

The Lamp in the Mausoleum

by Alison Lurie for The New York Review of Books (Dec. 21, 2006)

“In the imagination of most Americans, Canada is a blur. It contains a lot of pine trees, moose, and Mounties; its population is relatively small, its politics relatively polite. Canadians are honest and serious but slightly dull. Some of us may pity or scorn them for not having joined the revolution of 1776: in this view, they are like the goody-goody siblings who never rebelled against their parents. ”

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