• "The finest writer of short stories working in the English language today"

    The Times
  • "The greatest living short story writer"

    A. S. Byatt, Sunday Times
  • "A remarkable writer whose major characters emerge in shining clarity... A major talent is at work here"

    Los Angeles Times
  • "Munro's power of analysis, of sensations and thoughts is almost Proustian in its sureness"

    New Statesman
  • "Read not more than one of her stories a day, and allow them to work their spell: they are made to last"