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The Snow Goose

Paul Gallico’s (1897 — 1976) stories appeared in the Post from 1931 to 1959. Of all these stories, and all of his works, his best remembered piece is the short story “The Snow Goose.” It is unapologetic melodrama, but it is also one of those rare sentimental stories that can still surprise you with its […] ... More

Short Stories by J. D. Salinger

“Juanita, she’s always dragging me to a million movies, and we see these here shows all about war and stuff. You see a lot of real handsome guys always getting shot pretty neat, right where it don’t spoil their looks none, and they always got plenty of time, before they croak, to give their love to some doll back home, with who, in the beginning of the pitcher, they had a real serious misunderstanding about what dress she should ought to wear to the college dance. “ ... More

Commutation: $9.17

In the business stories he wrote for the Post, Sinclair Lewis satirized the short-sighted, self-serving pomposity within American business. ... More

Henry’s Christmas

She had no food to give her son. They couldn’t sleep in the car. The cold would come in the night as they clung to each other, and they would wait for death. ... More

The “Juggernaut” Writer

Anyone wanting to know American literature or wanting to be an American writer must read Ray Bradbury. He speaks to a part of the American spirit that no other writer has addressed so directly. Part poetry, part elegy, sentimental, fantastic, but usually rooted in everyday experiences. On August 22, Ray Bradbury will celebrate his 89th birthday. Our collaboration with the legendary author began nearly 60 years ago, and we are proud to continue publishing his sensational works of fiction. Look for his upcoming short story, “Juggernaut,” in the September/October issue. ... More

Juggernaut

In celebration of Ray Bradbury’s upcoming 90th birthday we revisit one of his classic short stories. ... More

Dangerous Gift

He went to the safe and ceremoniously handed him five hundred dollars as a wedding present. But, what was behind this strange act of generosity? ... More

A Most Beautiful Model

This short work of fiction is just as entertaining now as it was 50 years ago when it appeared in the July 25, 1959, issue. Written by Michael Forrestier and illustrated by Peter Stevens, the story paints a colorful picture of how a small boy helps an artist solve his biggest problem. ... More

Uncle Gus

New fiction by John Hemingway. Lost and alone, a young man overcomes daunting odds, but under the care of a quirky uncle, he learns what is important in life. ... More
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