We snails have a saying: ‘Love thy neighbor, because he who is far away...– Read But Don’t You Ever Think of Sex, Viskovitz? by Alessandro Boffa.
I want, for instance, to be a different person. I want to be the woman who...– Read Wants by Grace Paley.
Listen to me. I’m just a baker. I don’t claim to be anything else. Maybe once,...– Click here to read A Small, Good Thing by Raymond Carver.
For example, I didn’t know that she thought I was a bad kisser: “Your kisses...– Click here to read Shepherdess by Dan Chaon.
«Ha! Ha! Forgive me. I must laugh now.» And she flung herself upon a...– Click this to Read Squirrels Have Bright Eyes by John Collier. Click image to buy the book…
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Cole Porter wanted to control what was happening, including that admiration and...– Read Cole Porter by John Haskell http://johnhaskell.home.mindspring.com/index.html
Sales guy for a narrative experiential lifestyle product, narrator. Just titles,...– Read Adult Contemporary by Charles Yu
They couldn’t stop expressing surprise and joy at the revelations; the discovery...– Read Stranger Things Have Happened by Alix Ohlin.
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She would of been a good woman,” The Misfit said, “if it had been...– Read A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor
On the way back to Jennifer’s room I did something Barbie almost...– Read A Real Doll by A.M. Homes.
Sinatra had been working in a film that he now disliked, could not wait to...– Read Frank Sinatra Has a Cold by Gay Talese.
Shipley had an old VW van he drove Beatrice around in after class. He bought her...– Read Standing Up to the Superpowers by Alica Erian.
The strange and mysterious things which day by day befell the Student Anselmus,...– Read The Golden Flower Pot by E.T.A. Hoffmann
I have never cared what horse a man was riding, only how he rode him. Because...– Read We Are All Of Us Passing Through (an unpublished excerpt) by Harry Crews, R.I.P.
And I despise your books, I despise wisdom and the blessings of this world. It...– Read The Bet by Anton Chekhov
The first time I saw Marnie naked she was lying on her back in an ambulance...– Read Marnie by Benjamin Weissman
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Lou was doing eighty on Trapelo Road. Eighty on Trapelo. “Where are we...– Read In the Ravine by Alec Solomita.
He clung to Suzy. “At least the wine is good,” she said. They...– Read Foes by Lorrie Moore
“Who are you guys?” I said. Ritter answered. He was big, one of...– Read the essay Upon This Rock by John Jeremiah Sullivan
And there is Samantha, sitting in an idling Impala, a boxy number from the...– Read Twin Study by Stacey Richter
For the 22 days of its existence, the balloon offered the possibility, in its...– Read The Balloon by Donald Barthelme
Chapter 25 From Another World Ruth was not particularly extravagant, In...– Read Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell
Things Lizzie Has Stolen for Me 1. Two 100% cotton knit tops, multi-colored...– Read Complicity by Dodie Bellamy http://dodie-bellamy.blogspot.com/
Franklin Fletcher dreamed of luxury in the form of tiger skins and beautiful...– Read Bottle Party by John Collier
Red Green was lying on the couch wearing a dirty flannel shirt and a pair of...– Read Ball Lightning Reported In The Northeast Kingdom by Scott Wolven