Stories in numerical order

  1. The Cut-Glass Bowl F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. Luella Miller Mary Wilkins Freeman
  3. The Bouquet Charles W. Chesnutt
  4. A Wind-Storm in the Forests John Muir
  5. Mrs. Spring Fragrance Edith Maude Eaton
  6. The Sentimentality of William Tavener Willa Cather
  7. Tolstoi Holds Lincoln World’s Greatest Hero Leo Tolstoy
  8. Some Strange Experience:
    The Reminiscences of a Ghost-Seer
    Lafcadio Hearn
  9. War Jack London
  10. A Respectable Woman Kate Chopin
  11. Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Mark Twain
  12. Kerfol Edith Wharton
  13. A Memorable Murder Celia Thaxter
  14. Baiting the Umpire George Jean Nathan
  15. In France P. T. Barnum
  16. An Interview with Mark Twain Rudyard Kipling
  17. The Lady on the Bookcase James Thurber
  18. The Wives of the Dead Nathaniel Hawthorne
  19. Stage Struck Channing Pollock
  20. When Man Falls, a Crowd Gathers Stephen Crane
  21. Business Deal Nathanael West
  22. World War II Edward Field
  23. Charles Shirley Jackson
  24. The Charmed Life Katherine Anne Porter
  25. The Moonlit Road Ambrose Bierce
  26. A Virginia Barbecue John M. Duncan
  27. Going to Shrewsbury Sarah Orne Jewett
  28. A Certain Oil Refinery Theodore Dreiser
  29. “Spiritus Valet” Thornton Wilder
  30. The Devil and Tom Walker Washington Irving
  31. Finishing School for Pickets Howard Zinn
  32. Hop-Frog Edgar Allan Poe
  33. On Some Mental Effects of the Earthquake William James
  34. The Flying Fool Waverly Root
  35. The Brooch
    (limited time only—no longer available)
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
  36. The Nature of Liberty H. L. Mencken
  37. Kindling Raymond Carver
  38. Désirée’s Baby Kate Chopin
  39. You Could Look It Up James Thurber
  40. The Train Flannery O'Connor
  41. Baxter’s Procrustes Charles W. Chesnutt
  42. The Little Room Madeline Yale Wynne
  43. In Goldman, Sachs We Trust John Kenneth Galbraith
  44. Artemus Ward on His Visit to Abe Lincoln Artemus Ward
  45. A Journey Edith Wharton
  46. Account of the Battle of Monmouth George Washington
  47. Hunting the Deceitful Turkey Mark Twain
  48. Success in Entertaining Ward McAllister
  49. I’ll Be Waiting Raymond Chandler
  50. All Parrots Speak Paul Bowles
  51. The Christmas Fireside (for Good Little Boys and Girls) Mark Twain
  52. Horsefeathers Swathed in Mink A. J. Liebling
  53. Aunt Cynthy Dallett Sarah Orne Jewett
  54. Celebration in Charleston William Howard Russell
  55. What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the United States Mary Church Terrell
  56. Xingu Edith Wharton
  57. Cobb Fights It Over Again Irvin S. Cobb
  58. Was It in His Hand? Elizabeth Bishop
  59. Mon Amie Randolph Bourne
  60. Remarkable Case of Arrest for Murder Abraham Lincoln
  61. To Build a Fire Jack London
  62. Destruction of the Tea in Boston John Adams
  63. Up the Stairs with Cus D’Amato Pete Hamill
  64. The Refugee Jane Rice
  65. The Gray Champion Nathaniel Hawthorne
  66. Pitchers and Catchers Moe Berg
  67. A Wagner Matinée Willa Cather
  68. A Dog's Tale Mark Twain
  69. The Morning Walk Kate Chopin
  70. The Domain of Arnheim Edgar Allan Poe
  71. The Night We All Had Grippe Shirley Jackson
  72. The Hossack Murder Susan Glaspell
  73. Sunday Morning Wallace Stevens
  74. “This One Is Captain Waskow” Ernie Pyle
  75. An Experiment in Misery Stephen Crane
  76. Abraham Lincoln Harriet Beecher Stowe
  77. A Box to Hide In James Thurber
  78. Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment Nathaniel Hawthorne
  79. Immigrant Picnic Gregory Djanikian
  80. The Eyes of the Panther Ambrose Bierce
  81. The Union Army Retreats William Howard Russell
  82. The Striding Place Gertrude Atherton
  83. Twelve Strangers in the Night Elizabeth M. Bisgood
  84. Paul Bunyan John Dos Passos
  85. When I Knew Stephen Crane Willa Cather
  86. The Ransom of Red Chief O. Henry
  87. Bill of Fare on the Plains Annie D. Tallent
  88. The Apostate Jack London
  89. The Duel O. Henry
  90. Porcelain and Pink F. Scott Fitzgerald
  91. Why Don't You Dance?
    (limited time only—no longer available)
    Raymond Carver
  92. The Scavengers Mary Austin
  93. Tomorrow Eugene O'Neill
  94. Shiftless Little Loafers Susan Orlean
  95. The Day I Sprouted Wings J. Herman Banning
  96. Midnight Jack Snow
  97. Paste Henry James
  98. A Horseman in the Sky Ambrose Bierce
  99. Celebrations of Thanksgiving:
    Cuban Seasonings
    Ana Menéndez
  100. Jim Baker’s Blue-Jay Yarn Mark Twain
  101. The Shadowy Third Ellen Glasgow
  102. W. L. S. Theodore Dreiser
  103. A Winter Walk Henry David Thoreau
  104. The Christmas Dinner Washington Irving
  105. An English New Year Henry James
  106. The Ambitious Guest Nathaniel Hawthorne
  107. A Negro Tourist in Dixie Bettye Rice Hughes
  108. Tom's Husband Sarah Orne Jewett
  109. The Eyes Edith Wharton
  110. Attack on Fort Donelson Lew Wallace
  111. Autobiography Written for Campaign Abraham Lincoln
  112. A Presidential Candidate Mark Twain
  113. Chefoo, China Thornton Wilder
  114. Golden Baby Alice Brown
  115. Where Do You Get that Noise? Ring Lardner
  116. A Problem Henry James
  117. Arson Plus Dashiell Hammett
  118. Story in Harlem Slang Zora Neale Hurston
  119. After the Winter Kate Chopin
  120. The Doll Charles W. Chesnutt
  121. The Fog Berton Roueché
  122. The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe
  123. Audience Tomorrow:
    Preview in New Guinea
    Elia Kazan
  124. “There is no end to the
    amusements of Paris”
    George Catlin
  125. The Swimmer John Cheever
  126. “Damn the Torpedoes!” Helen Lawrenson
  127. The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Stephen Crane
  128. “Come into the Roof Garden, Maud” Djuna Barnes
  129. The Legend of the Two Discreet Statues Washington Irving
  130. “Our Beleaguered City” Judith W. McGuire
  131. “It is impossible we should think of Submission” Benjamin Franklin
  132. The Legend of Monte del Diablo Bret Harte
  133. The Question of a Feather Robert Frost
  134. Try and Change the Past Fritz Leiber
  135. The Art of Seeing Things John Burroughs
  136. The Garden Lodge Willa Cather
  137. Feathertop: A Moralized Legend Nathaniel Hawthorne
  138. Nowhere to Run John Schulian
  139. The Untold Lie Sherwood Anderson
  140. Views of Washington John Dos Passos
  141. The Fiddler Herman Melville
  142. A Woman’s Recollections of Antietam Mary Bedinger Mitchell
  143. The Shell of Sense Olivia Howard Dunbar
  144. An Hour Louisa May Alcott
  145. Hetch Hetchy Valley John Muir
  146. The Man Who Came to Dinner with George Kaufman Directing Morton Eustis
  147. Free Fall
    (from The Man Who Rode the Thunder)
    William H. Rankin
  148. In the Zone Eugene O'Neill
  149. Running for Governor Mark Twain
  150. An Autumn Holiday Sarah Orne Jewett
  151. Three Poems Paul Laurence Dunbar
  152. The Moonstone Mass Harriet Prescott Spofford
  153. Knight to Move Fritz Leiber
  154. The Colored Cooper Clifton Johnson
  155. The Country Doctor Theodore Dreiser
  156. The Lily-White Boys William Maxwell
  157. The Jelly-Fish David H. Keller
  158. The Egg Sherwood Anderson
  159. A Dream Anonymous
  160. The Original and Only Robert Frost
  161. Athénaïse Kate Chopin
  162. Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln Frederick Douglass
  163. Washington Resigns His Commission George Washington & Thomas Mifflin
  164. The Wife of His Youth Charles W. Chesnutt
  165. Hunting Human Game Frank Norris
  166. The Ballad of the Brown Girl
    (limited time only—no longer available)
    Countee Cullen
  167. Certain Things Last Sherwood Anderson
  168. “Old Ironsides” Captures HMS Guerrière Moses Smith
  169. Slippery Fingers Dashiell Hammett
  170. The Lover Harriet Ann Jacobs
  171. The Tree of Knowledge Henry James
  172. Natural History, the Forgotten Science Aldo Leopold
  173. Jim Crow’s Playmates Red Smith
  174. Bernice Bobs Her Hair F. Scott Fitzgerald
  175. Eyewitness: The Police Terror
    at Birmingham
    Len Holt
  176. Peter Willa Cather
  177. War Stories Harvey Shapiro
  178. The Yellow Wall Paper Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  179. Flying—A Dream Come True! Ida M. Tarbell
  180. Crooked Souls Dashiell Hammett
  181. My Favorite Murder Ambrose Bierce
  182. Battle of Gettysburg Arthur James Lyon Fremantle
  183. The Sentiments of a Lady in New-Jersey Anonymous
  184. Haircut Ring Lardner
  185. Petrified Man Eudora Welty
  186. Letters to Estella Aldo Leopold
  187. Storm and Shipwreck James Fenimore Cooper
  188. The Lovely Troubled Daughters of Our Old Crowd John Updike
  189. The Music of Erich Zann H. P. Lovecraft
  190. The Young Immigrunts Ring Lardner
  191. South of the Slot Jack London
  192. Portrait of an Immortal Soul H. L. Mencken
  193. “The Nameless Dead” Kate Cumming
  194. The Strongest Lady in the World Red Smith
  195. The Life and Death of Vaudeville Fred Allen
  196. Slavery’s Pleasant Homes Lydia Maria Francis Child
  197. The Long Voyage Home Eugene O’Neill
  198. Wild Frank’s Return Walt Whitman
  199. Unseen—Unfeared Francis Stevens
  200. Aufenthalt in Rosenheim Vincent Sheean
  201. Notes on War Experiences Eddie Rickenbacker
  202. The Stout Gentleman Washington Irving
  203. John Inglefield’s Thanksgiving Nathaniel Hawthorne
  204. No Greater Joy Than to See These Children Walking in the Anti-Slavery Path Lucretia Mott
  205. A Gold Slipper Willa Cather
  206. The Dead Valley Ralph Adams Cram
  207. A Christmas Story Katherine Anne Porter
  208. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty James Thurber
  209. A Winter Courtship Sarah Orne Jewett
  210. Last Summer in Mississippi Alice Lake
  211. The First Seven Years Bernard Malamud
  212. The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin
  213. Making It! Seymour Krim
  214. Meeting “Father Abraham” Lois Bryan Adams
  215. Madison Washington William Wells Brown
  216. Carmen Ring Lardner
  217. Autres Temps . . . Edith Wharton
  218. The Birds of Killingworth Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  219. The Capture of USS Essex David G. Farragut
  220. An Itinerant House Emma Frances Dawson
  221. Shakespeare William Dean Howells
  222. Idiots First Bernard Malamud
  223. About Trees J. Sterling Morton
  224. The Fire and The Cloud Zora Neale Hurston
  225. The Drunken Sisters Thornton Wilder
  226. The Armies of the Wilderness Herman Melville
  227. One Wicked Impulse! Walt Whitman
  228. The Price of the Harness Stephen Crane
  229. Transatlantic Gilbert Seldes
  230. Who? Algis Budrys
  231. General Macbeth Mary McCarthy
  232. The Legend of Tchi-Niu Lafcadio Hearn
  233. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Ambrose Bierce
  234. Tyrants of the Shop Fanny Fern
  235. How I Went Out to Service Louisa May Alcott
  236. Our Visit to Richmond James R. Gilmore
  237. The Middle Years Henry James
  238. No Room in the Cemetery Anonymous
  239. Japanese Hamlet Toshio Mori
  240. “Dear sister, I must leave this house” Dolley Madison
  241. Storming the Capital George R. Gleig
  242. A Whistle-Stop School with Big-Time Talent Jerry Izenberg
  243. Defence of Fort M‘Henry Francis Scott Key, with Roger B. Taney
  244. The Ice Palace F. Scott Fitzgerald
  245. On Richard Avedon Truman Capote
  246. Anna’s Whim Louisa May Alcott
  247. Mother Sherwood Anderson
  248. Playing Courier Mark Twain
  249. The Curse of Everard Maundy Seabury Quinn
  250. The System of Doctor Tarr and
    Professor Fether
    Edgar Allan Poe
  251. Friday Night Tykes Bryan Curtis
  252. You Can’t Tell a Man by the Song He Sings Philip Roth
  253. Eating American Sheila Hibben
  254. The Mourners Bernard Malamud
  255. Passages in the Life of a Slave Woman Annie Parker
  256. Union Looters Mary S. Mallard
  257. Christmas Eve Washington Irving
  258. “Like a Sea of Blood” Anonymous (A Kentucky Soldier)
  259. The White Silence Jack London
  260. The Evicted Fred Travis
  261. The Ghost of the Gridiron W. C. Heinz
  262. In Dark New England Days Sarah Orne Jewett
  263. “The Giant Sufferer” Gideon Welles
  264. A Matter of Principle Charles W. Chesnutt
  265. Taste in Music Virgil Thomson
  266. Selma, Alabama:
    The Charms of Goodness
    Elizabeth Hardwick
  267. The Lightning-Rod Man Herman Melville
  268. Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Inaugurated Tomorrow
    Moss Hart
  269. His New Mittens Stephen Crane
  270. The Fall of Richmond Sallie Brock
  271. The Fulness of Life Edith Wharton
  272. Lincoln’s Assassination Elizabeth Keckly
  273. Mare Island and Back Arthur Miller
  274. Death of a Race Horse W. C. Heinz
  275. The Morning of the Débût Anna Cora Mowatt
  276. Lavender with a Difference James Thurber
  277. Experience of a Chinese Journalist Wong Chin Foo
  278. Death of Carrier Described Peggy Hull Deuell
  279. The Man of Adamant Nathaniel Hawthorne
  280. Letter to His Old Master Frederick Douglass
  281. A Psychological Shipwreck Ambrose Bierce
  282. I Go Adventuring Helen Keller
  283. Letter from the Dust Bowl Caroline Henderson
  284. The Special Type Henry James
  285. Terry Helburn Frances Parkinson Keyes
  286. Adventure Sherwood Anderson
  287. Thurgood Marshall and the
    14th Amendment
    James Poling
  288. A True Patriarch Theodore Dreiser
  289. A White Heron Sarah Orne Jewett
  290. The Land Mary Austin
  291. Pinda:—A True Tale Maria Weston Chapman
  292. Head and Shoulders F. Scott Fitzgerald
  293. The Actual Thing William Maxwell
  294. The Best Years of His Life John Ed Bradley
  295. Curfew Must Not Ring To-Night Rose Hartwick Thorpe
  296. The Greatest Man in the World James Thurber
  297. Genius Loci Clark Ashton Smith
  298. How to Cure a Cold Mark Twain
  299. Kate’s Choice Louisa May Alcott
  300. The Eating-Houses George G. Foster
  301. Never Bet the Devil Your Head Edgar Allan Poe
  302. Ordeal in Levittown David B. Bittan
  303. Writing a War Story Edith Wharton
  304. Nature Near Home John Burroughs
  305. A Pair of Silk Stockings Kate Chopin