Short Stories & Anthologies
azw3 |eng | 1845-01-01 | Author:Edgar Allan Poe [Poe, Edgar Allan]

Perdidit antiquum litera prima sonum. I had told you that this was in reference to Orion, formerly written Urion; and, from certain pungencies connected with this explanation, I was aware ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-10-14 | Author:G.K. Chesterton

The Miracle of Moon Crescent MOON CRESCENT was meant in a sense to be as romantic as its name; and the things that happened there were romantic enough in their ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2008-05-14 | Author:Lorrie Moore [Moore, Lorrie]

MARY WENT to Number One's office to return some of the fliers and to tell him she was going away. It smelled of cigarettes and cigars, a public place, like ...
( Category: Literary Fiction October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1968-01-01 | Author:Julio Cortazar

AT YOUR SERVICE For some time now it’s been a problem lighting the fire. The matches are not as good as they used to be, now you have to hold ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2013-07-21 | Author:James Purdy & John Waters

RAPTURE “Iwouldn’t have known you!” Mrs. Muir spoke to her brother. “You’ve grown so tall, and you’re so deeply tanned. Oh, Kent, it’s really you, then?” Kent put down his ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1952-01-01 | Author:Jorge Luis Borges [Borges, Jorge Luis]

“Is Earl Tostig there?” “I don’t deny being here,” said the Earl. “If you really are Tostig,” said the horseman, “I’ve come to tell you that your brother offers you ...
( Category: American Literature October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-11-19 | Author:Hugo Gernsback [Gernsback, Hugo]

It took me almost half the day to convince myself that what had happened the night before was just a dream. It wasn’t like any other dream I’d ever had, ...
( Category: Action & Adventure Fiction October 18,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2003-01-15 | Author:Tatyana Tolstaya [Tolstaya, Tatyana]

Joyce Toomre, who translated and published this insane historical monument, has accomplished an enormous task fully on a par with the original author’s slave labor. Her extensive preface and her ...
( Category: Literary Criticism October 18,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-10-12 | Author:Jesmyn Ward [Ward, Jesmyn]

II. The night before your wedding, the last night I would have with you, I surrendered my pride on the altar of desperation and asked you why in all eighteen ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 18,2021 )
epub |eng | 1985-01-17 | Author:Alice Munro [Munro, Alice]

AUNT BERYL said not to call her Aunt. “I’m not used to being anybody’s aunt, honey. I’m not even anybody’s momma. I’m just me. Call me Beryl.” Beryl had started ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 3,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-09-08 | Author:T.O. Smith [Smith, T.O.]

TWELVE WINTER I groaned when someone knocked on the bedroom door at the same time Byron muttered a curse under his breath from his position behind me. “Somebody better be ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 3,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-09-06 | Author:Venita Blackburn [Blackburn, Venita]

Part II Grief Log DATE DATE DATE DATE DATE DATE A whole life empties out like rice on the floor. Fat When the PA removed the cast, it didn’t smell ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies September 25,2021 )
mobi |eng | 2015-08-23 | Author:Rochelle Jones

THE END 3. UNCLE LOUIS 3. UNCLE LOUIS 'What do you think of it?' I asked my friend Maria as I proudly paraded myself in the dress I had chosen ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies September 22,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-06-03 | Author:Flora Ferrari

Chapter Fourteen Jack I’ve never wanted anything so bad. Never needed someone so much. Telling myself I could even try to sleep in a different room with her so close. ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies September 15,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-07-08 | Author:Flora Ferrari

Chapter Thirteen Stacey Waking to an empty blanket instead of Ben makes me sit up. I blink and look around, yawning. Figuring he must be in the bathroom or someplace ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies September 14,2021 )