Tag Archives: short stories

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

“The Woman Who Tried to Be Good” by Edna Ferber

To celebrate Edna Ferber’s 125th birthday yesterday, we republish “A Woman Who Tried to Be Good”. Twice a Pulitzer-Prize winner, her novels were very popular in the late twenties. The charming writing of this short story makes for a very enjoyable read. ... More
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