Runaway is a book of short stories by Alice Munro. First published in 2004 by McClelland and Stewart, it was awarded that year's Giller Prize.
There are eight short stories in the book. Three of the stories ("Chance", "Soon", and "Silence") are about a single character named "Juliet Henderson".
- "Runaway" – a woman is trapped in a bad marriage.
- "Chance" – Juliet takes a train trip which leads to an affair.
- "Soon" – Juliet visits her parents with her child Penelope.
- "Silence" – Juliet hopes for news from her adult estranged daughter Penelope.
- "Passion" – A lonely small town girl flees a passionless relationship with an outsider.
- "Trespasses" – Lauren, a young girl, meets an older woman, Delphine, who is too interested in her.
- "Tricks" – Robin, a lonely girl, lives life alone due to bad luck and misinterpretation.
- "Powers" – Tessa, a psychic girl, leaves town. Her friend finds her years later in a compromised position.
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- Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance (1995)
- Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace (1996)
- Mordecai Richler, Barney's Version (1997)
- Alice Munro, The Love of a Good Woman (1998)
- Bonnie Burnard, A Good House (1999)
- Michael Ondaatje, Anil's Ghost / David Adams Richards, Mercy among the Children (2000)
- Richard B. Wright, Clara Callan (2001)
- Austin Clarke, The Polished Hoe (2002)
- M. G. Vassanji, The In-Between World of Vikram Lall (2003)
- Alice Munro, Runaway (2004)
- David Bergen, The Time in Between (2005)
- Vincent Lam, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures (2006)
- Elizabeth Hay, Late Nights on Air (2007)
- Joseph Boyden, Through Black Spruce (2008)
- Linden MacIntyre, The Bishop's Man (2009)
- Johanna Skibsrud, The Sentimentalists (2010)
- Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues (2011)
- Will Ferguson, 419 (2012)
- Lynn Coady, Hellgoing (2013)