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Famous Contributors: O. Henry

O. Henry may have taken his famous name in prison, but his witty short stories—like this 1903 Post original—are why we remember his name today.... More

Famous Contributors: Jack London

Writer Jack London was an international celebrity in his time—thanks, in part, to the Post. Read his short story "South of the Slot" to see... More

Vonnegut Lives!

Four years after his death, the often dark, sometimes antic, and frequently clairvoyant ideas of this great American novelist are suddenly more relevant than ever.... More

Miss Temptation

A soldier just back from Korea disrupts a small town's daily ritual—and makes a pretty girl cry—in Kurt Vonnegut's well-loved short story.... More

The No-Talent Kid

Nothing could shake Walter's determination to get into the marching band. So how could his conductor tell him how misplaced his ambition was?... More

Toward Abolishing Poverty

As we debate how to deal with recession during a time when government is increasingly responsible for alleviating poverty, we find it interesting that Henry... More

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