Stories sorted by title

About TreesJ. Sterling Morton
Abraham LincolnHarriet Beecher Stowe
Absolute EvilNathaniel Hawthorne
AbsolutionF. Scott Fitzgerald
According to SolomonCharlotte Perkins Gilman
Account of a HurricaneAlexander Hamilton
Account of the Battle of MonmouthGeorge Washington
The Actual ThingWilliam Maxwell
AdventureSherwood Anderson
The Adventure of the German StudentWashington Irving
The Adventure of the Popkins FamilyWashington Irving
An Affair of OutpostsAmbrose Bierce
After HenryJoan Didion
The After-Season in RomeHenry James
After the WinterKate Chopin
AgathaJohn O’Hara
All Parrots SpeakPaul Bowles
Alla NazimovaDjuna Barnes
AloneEllen N. La Motte
The Ambitious GuestNathaniel Hawthorne
The Angel of the OddEdgar Allan Poe
The Angel That Troubled the WatersThornton Wilder
Anna’s WhimLouisa May Alcott
The ApostateJack London
Apple-PieHenry Ward Beecher
The Armies of the WildernessHerman Melville
An Army with BannersJames Weldon Johnson
Arson PlusDashiell Hammett
The Art of Seeing ThingsJohn Burroughs
Artemus Ward on His Visit to Abe LincolnArtemus Ward
The Assassination of Senator Charles CaldwellMargaret Ann Caldwell
AthénaïseKate Chopin
AtrophyEdith Wharton
Attack on Fort DonelsonLew Wallace
Audience Tomorrow: Preview in New GuineaElia Kazan
Aufenthalt in RosenheimVincent Sheean
Aunt Cynthy DallettSarah Orne Jewett
Autobiography Written for CampaignAbraham Lincoln
Autres Temps . . .Edith Wharton
An Autumn HolidaySarah Orne Jewett
Baby, You Were GreatKate Wilhelm
A Baffled AmbuscadeAmbrose Bierce
Baiting the UmpireGeorge Jean Nathan
Barbed Wire and Brown SkullsLoren Eiseley
Barney GreengrassNorman Manea
Baseball as the Bleachers Like ItCharles E. Van Loan
Battle of GettysburgArthur James Lyon Fremantle
The Battle of Long IslandPhilip Vickers Fithian
Baxter’s ProcrustesCharles W. Chesnutt
Becoming a First LadyAbigail Adams
BenedictionF. Scott Fitzgerald
Bernice Bobs Her HairF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Best of AcapellaLenny Kaye
The Best Years of His LifeJohn Ed Bradley
The Big Rock Candy Figgy Pudding PitfallJoan Didion
Bill of Fare on the PlainsAnnie D. Tallent
Biography of a StoryShirley Jackson
The Bird Tragedy of Laysan IslandWilliam T. Hornaday
The Birds of KillingworthHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Birth-markNathaniel Hawthorne
The Black DogStephen Crane
The Black StoneRobert E. Howard
The Bloody Tragedy of the Fifth of March, 1770Joseph Warren
The Bold Dragoon, or the Adventure of My GrandfatherWashington Irving
Bombers over LondonAnonymous (The New York Times)
The Bookkeeper’s WifeWilla Cather
The BouquetCharles W. Chesnutt
A Box to Hide InJames Thurber
The Bride Comes to Yellow SkyStephen Crane
BrooksmithHenry James
The BubbleNancy Hale
Building a SchoolHarriet Ann Jacobs & Louisa M. Jacobs
Business DealNathanael West
The Business ManEdgar Allan Poe
The Capture of USS EssexDavid G. Farragut
Cannibalism in the CarsMark Twain
Carlotta, the Lady AeronautMary H. Myers
CarmenRing Lardner
The Cask of AmontilladoEdgar Allan Poe
Cat in the RainErnest Hemingway
CavanelleKate Chopin
Celebration in CharlestonWilliam Howard Russell
Celebrations of Thanksgiving: Cuban SeasoningsAna Menéndez
A Certain Oil RefineryTheodore Dreiser
Certain Things LastSherwood Anderson
CharlesShirley Jackson
The Charmed LifeKatherine Anne Porter
Chefoo, ChinaThornton Wilder
ChickamaugaAmbrose Bierce
Children Are Bored on SundayJean Stafford
The Christmas DinnerWashington Irving
Christmas EveWashington Irving
Christmas Every DayWilliam Dean Howells
The Christmas Fireside (for Good Little Boys and Girls)Mark Twain
The Christmas Magazines and the Inevitable Story of the Snowbound TrainMargaret Black
A Christmas Party That Prevented a Split in the ChurchJohn O’Hara
Christmas PoemJohn O’Hara
A Christmas StoryKatherine Anne Porter
Christmas TreesRobert Frost
The Circus at DenbySarah Orne Jewett
Cloudland Revisited: Rock-a-Bye, Viscount, in the TreetopS. J. Perelman
Cobb Fights It Over AgainIrvin S. Cobb
The Colfax Massacre TrialLevi Nelson & Benjamin Brim
The Colored CooperClifton Johnson
Colored Men and Women on the StageAida Overton Walker
“Come into the Roof Garden, Maud”Djuna Barnes
The Company Is Not ResponsibleMary McCarthy
Conscience with ArtO. Henry
Cookery: Meat DepartmentHarriet Beecher Stowe
The Country DoctorTheodore Dreiser
Courthouse Square Is Authentic Picture of Occupied TownKenneth L. Dixon
Created He ThemAlice Eleanor Jones
Crooked SoulsDashiell Hammett
Creeping SiameseDashiell Hammett
Curfew Must Not Ring To-NightRose Hartwick Thorpe
The Curse of Everard MaundySeabury Quinn
The Cut-Glass BowlF. Scott Fitzgerald
Dalyrimple Goes WrongF. Scott Fitzgerald
“Damn the Torpedoes!”Helen Lawrenson
The Day Before the RevolutionUrsula K. Le Guin
The Day I Sprouted WingsJ. Herman Banning
The Day the Dam BrokeJames Thurber
A Day with Conrad GreenRing Thurber
The Days of Jig CookDjuna Barnes
The Deacon’s Masterpiece: or the Wonderful “One-Hoss-Shay”Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Dead ValleyRalph Adams Cram
“Dear sister, I must leave this house”Dolley Madison
“A Death in the Desert”Willa Cather
Death in the School-RoomWalt Whitman
Death of a Pennsylvania SoldierWalt Whitman
Death of a Race HorseW. C. Heinz
Death of Carrier DescribedPeggy Hull Deuell
The Death of the Hired ManRobert Frost
Declaration of ConscienceMargaret Chase Smith
Declaration of IndependenceAbigail Adams
Decoration DaySarah Orne Jewett
Defence of Fort M‘HenryFrancis Scott Key, with Roger B. Taney
Democracy?Rupert Trimmingham, with others
Désirée’s BabyKate Chopin
“The Destruction of a Free Ballot”Joseph H. Rainey
Destruction of the Tea in BostonJohn Adams
The Devil and Tom WalkerWashington Irving
The Diary of a RetreatH. L. Mencken
The Doctor and the Doctor’s WifeErnest Hemingway
Dr. Heidegger’s ExperimentNathaniel Hawthorne
A Dog's TaleMark Twain
The DollCharles W. Chesnutt
The Domain of ArnheimEdgar Allan Poe
The Donkey BoyJohn Dos Passos
A DreamAnonymous (The Liberator)
Drenched in LightZora Neale Hurston
The Drunken SistersThornton Wilder
The DuelO. Henry
The Earliest DreamsNancy Hale
East Side: North AfricaJane Bowles
Eating AmericanSheila Hibben
The Eating-HousesGeorge G. Foster
The Eccentric NaturalistJohn James Audubon
Echoes in the City of the AngelsHelen Hunt Jackson
Eddy GreaterThornton Wilder
The EggSherwood Anderson
Eight Miles—Straight Up!Hawthorne C. Gray
The EmissaryRay Bradbury
The Empress’s RingNancy Hale
The Enchanted BluffWilla Cather
An English New YearHenry James
Enjoying the PresidencyTheodore Roosevelt
An Episode of WarStephen Crane
The Epocha of the Stamp ActJohn Adams
Eulogy for Abraham LincolnFrederick Douglass
Eve’s DiaryMark Twain
The EvictedFred Travis
“Examine Well Your Heart”Alexander Hamilton
Experience of a Chinese JournalistWong Chin Foo
An Experiment in MiseryStephen Crane
The ExpertsW.E.B. Du Bois
ExpiationEdith Wharton
The EyesEdith Wharton
The Eyes of the PantherAmbrose Bierce
Eyewitness: The Police Terror at BirminghamLen Holt
The Fall of RichmondSallie Brock
Feathertop: A Moralized LedgendNathaniel Hawthorne
FedoraKate Chopin
FelipaConstance Fenimore Woolson
The FiddlerHerman Melville
The Fifth PlanetLoren Eiseley
The FightStephen Crane
The Final StruggleFrederick Douglass
Finishing School for PicketsHoward Zinn
The Fire and the CloudZora Neale Hurston
The First Seven YearsBernard Malamud
“The First Successful Trip of an Airship”A. I. Root
Fly Away, BreathWendell Berry
Flying—A Dream Come True!Ida M. Tarbell
The Flying FoolWaverly Root
The FogBerton Roueché
For the Blood Is the LifeF. Marion Crawford
Four Men in a CaveStephen Crane
Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugurated TomorrowMoss Hart
Free Fall(from The Man Who Rode the Thunder)William H. Rankin
Friday Night TykesBryan Curtis
Frog PondChelsea Quinn Yarbro
The Fulness of LifeEdith Wharton
A Game of VletJoanna Russ
The Garden LodgeWilla Cather
General MacbethMary McCarthy
Genius LociClark Ashton Smith
Gertrude Ederle vs. the ChannelW. O. McGeehan
The Ghost of the Gridiron W. C. Heinz
“The Giant Sufferer” Gideon Welles
The Giant Wistaria Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Going to ShrewsburySarah Orne Jewett
A Gold SlipperWilla Cather
Golden BabyAlice Brown
The Golden HoneymoonRing Lardner
The Gray ChampionNathaniel Hawthorne
The Great CarbuncleNathaniel Hawthorne
The Great Eaters of GeorgiaCarson McCullers
Great Men’s SonsBooth Tarkington
The Greatest Man in the WorldJames Thurber
Grettir at Thorhall-steadFrank Norris
Greville FaneHenry James
The Gutting of CouffignalDashiell Hammett
A Half-Pint of Old DarlingWendell Berry
HaircutRing Lardner
HandsSherwood Anderson
HarlemAnn Petry
Head and ShouldersF. Scott Fitzgerald
Hell Benders, or The Story of a Wayside TavernEdmund Pearson
Henry James at WorkTheodora Bosanquet
Her LettersKate Chopin
HeroesEllen N. La Motte
Hetch Hetchy ValleyJohn Muir
The Hiartville Shakespeare ClubBelle Marshall Locke
The Hills of ZionH. L. Mencken
His Father’s SonEdith Wharton
His New MittensStephen Crane
Home for ChristmasCarson McCullers
Hop-FrogEdgar Allan Poe
“A Horrid, Hellish Dream”George E. Chamberlin
Horsefeathers Swathed in MinkA. J. Liebling
A Horseman in the SkyAmbrose Bierce
The Hossack MurderSusan Glaspell
An HourLouisa May Alcott
How I Escaped Being Killed in a DuelMark Twain
How I Went Out to Service Louisa May Alcott
How to Cure a ColdMark Twain
How to Live on $36,000 a YearF. Scott Fitzgerald
Hunting Human GameFrank Norris
Hunting the Deceitful TurkeyMark Twain
“I Am Not Dead”Ashby Williams
I First Saw the Ruins of DunkerqueJohn Fisher
I Go AdventuringHelen Keller
I Have Come to Tell You Something About Slavery Frederick Douglass
I Remember BalanchineRuthanna Boris
The Ice PalaceF. Scott Fitzgerald
Idiots FirstBernard Malamud
If Ever I Should Leave YouPamela Sargent
If Grant Had Been Drinking at AppomattoxJames Thurber
I’ll Be WaitingRaymond Chandler
“I’m the Greatest”Red Smith
Imaginary CountriesUrsula K. Le Guin
Immigrant PicnicGregory Djanikian
ImpostorsJames D. McCabe
In a Far CountryJack London
In Dark New England DaysSarah Orne Jewett
In FranceP. T. Barnum
In Goldman, Sachs We TrustJohn Kenneth Galbraith
In Sloane StreetConstance Fenimore Woolson
In the Home StretchRobert Frost
In the NorthEdith Wharton
In the ZoneEugene O'Neill
Indiana’s Town of ChampionsEdith Roberts
Influenza on a TroopshipHenry A. May
Insert Flap “A” and Throw AwayS. J. Perelman
Inside the Cages of the ZooEllen Sander
An Interview with Mark TwainRudyard Kipling
Ira AldridgeWilliam Wells Brown
Is He Living or Is He Dead?Mark Twain
Is Woman’s Suffrage a Failure?Ida M. Tarbell
“It is impossible we should think of Submission”Benjamin Franklin
An Itinerant HouseEmma Frances Dawson
It’s an HonorJimmy Breslin
Japanese HamletToshio Mori
Je Suis PerduPeter Taylor
The Jelly-FishDavid H. Keller
The JestDorothy Parker
Jim Baker’s Blue-Jay YarnMark Twain
Jim Crow’s PlaymatesRed Smith
Jimmy RoseHerman Melville
Joey on the Cake LineJohn O'Hara
John Inglefield’s ThanksgivingNathaniel Hawthorne
John Redding Goes to SeaZora Neale Hurston
A JourneyEdith Wharton
Kate’s ChoiceLouisa May Alcott
KerfolEdith Wharton
Kid’s Strategy Goes Amuck as Jake Doesn’t DieRing Lardner
The Killing of Julius Cæsar “Localized”Edith Wharton
KindlingRaymond Carver
Kings Get in FreeRed Smith
The KissCharles W. Chesnutt
A Klondike ChristmasJack London
Knight to MoveFritz Leiber
KrakatauEdward O. Wilson
L. A. NoirJoan Didion
A Lady from RedhorseAmbrose Bierce
The Lady of Little FishingConstance Fenimore Woolson
The Lady on the BookcaseJames Thurber
The LandMary Austin
The LandlordHenry David Thoreau
The Last Passenger PigeonGene Stratton-Porter
Last Summer in MississippiAlice Lake
Lavender with a DifferenceJames Thurber
The Lees of HappinessF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Legend of Monte del DiabloBret Harte
The Legend of Tchi-Niu Lafcadio Hearn
The Legend of the Enchanted SoldierWashington Irving
The Legend of the Two Discreet StatuesWashington Irving
“Let Slavery Die”Henry Highland Garnet
Letter from the Dust BowlCaroline Henderson
Letter to His Old MasterFrederick Douglass
Letter to Thomas JeffersonBenjamin Banneker
Letters from MatamorosUlysses S. Grant
Letters to EstellaAldo Leopold
The Life and Death of VaudevilleFred Allen
The Lightning-Rod ManHerman Melville
“Like a Sea of Blood”Anonymous (A Kentucky Soldier)
The Lily-White BoysWilliam Maxwell
Lincoln’s AssassinationElizabeth Keckly
Literacy Tests: Southern StyleJack H. Pollack
The Little RoomMadeline Yale Wynne
LonelinessSherwood Anderson
The Long Voyage HomeEugene O’Neill
The Longest Day DawnsCornelius Ryan
Los Angeles. A RhapsodyAldous Huxley
The Lost CauseRed Smith
The Loudest VoiceGrace Paley
Love of LifeJack London
The Lovely Troubled Daughters of Our Old CrowdJohn Updike
The LoverHarriet Ann Jacobs
Luella MillerMary Wilkins Freeman
LukundooEdward Lucas White
Lynch Law in All Its PhasesIda B. Wells

Madison WashingtonWilliam Wells Brown
MagicKatherine Anne Porter
A Magic KingdomEdward O. Wilson
The Main DeathDashiell Hammett
Making It!Seymour Krim
The Man Baseball Forgot Plays the Hand He’s DealtJane Leavy
The Man of AdamantNathaniel Hawthorne
The Man Who Came to Dinner with George Kaufman DirectingMorton Eustis
Manifest Destiny U.S.A.Albert Murray
Mare Island and BackArthur Miller
Mark Twain as Our EmissaryGeorge Ade
The MartyrKatherine Anne Porter
The Masque of the Red DeathEdgar Allan Poe
A Matter of FreedomJuanita Nelson
A Matter of PrincipleCharles W. Chesnutt
Me and Old DukeAlbert Murray
Meeting “Father Abraham”Lois Bryan Adams
MelodramaRollin Lynde Hartt
A Memorable MurderCelia Thaxter
Memorial Day Address at SuresnesWoodrow Wilson
The Middle YearsHenry James
MidnightJack Snow
The Miracle of the LilyClare Winger Harris
“Miss Grief”Constance Fenimore Woolson
Miss Gunton of PoughkeepsieHenry James
Miss Mary PaskEdith Wharton
Miss McEndersKate Chopin
The Mission of JaneEdith Wharton
A Modern LearJane Addams
Mon AmieRandolph Bourne
The Moonlit RoadAmbrose Bierce
The Moonstone MassHarriet Prescott Spofford
The Morning of the DébûtAnna Cora Mowatt
Morning on the WissahicconEdgar Allan Poe
The Morning WalkKate Chopin
MotherSherwood Anderson
The MournersBernard Malamud
Moxon’s MasterAmbrose Bierce
Mr. Sakrison’s HaltMildred Clingerman
Mrs. Fiske on Ibsen the PopularAlexander Woollcott
Mrs. Manstey’s ViewEdith Wharton
Mrs. Spring FragranceEdith Maude Eaton
MS. Found in a BottleEdgar Allan Poe
The Murder of John WalthallMaria Carter
The Music of Erich ZannH. P. Lovecraft
My CountryMary Antin
My Favorite MurderAmbrose Bierce
My First Lie and How I Got Out of ItMark Twain
My Future As I See ItHelen Keller
My GirlsLouisa May Alcott
My RobinFrances Hodgson Burnett
“The Nameless Dead”Kate Cumming
The NamesakeWilla Cather
Narrative and Testimony of Sarah M. GrimkéSarah Moore Grimké
“A Nation of Croakers”Richard Harvey Cain
Natural History, the Forgotten ScienceAldo Leopold
“The natural right of all Men—& their Children”Lancaster Hill, Peter Bess, Brister Slenser, Prince Hall, et al.
Nature Near HomeJohn Burroughs
The Nature of LibertyH. L. Mencken
The Need of MoneyBooth Tarkington
A Negro Tourist in DixieBettye Rice Hughes
Never Bet the Devil Your HeadEdgar Allan Poe
The New EnglanderSherwood Anderson
New Haven, 1920Thornton Wilder
The New YouKit Reed
The Night the Bed FellJames Thurber
The Night We All Had GrippeShirley Jackson
No Greater Joy Than to See These Children Walking in the Anti-Slavery PathLucretia Mott
No Room in the CemeteryAnonymous (Afro-American)
Nowhere to RunJohn Schulian
An Occurrence at Owl Creek BridgeAmbrose Bierce
Of Man and the Stream of TimeRachel Carson
Old Flaming YouthJean Stafford
“Old Ironsides” Captures HMS GuerrièreMoses Smith
On Richard AvedonTruman Capote
On Some Mental Effects of the EarthquakeWilliam James
On the Absurdity of a Bill of Rights Noah Webster
The £1,000,000 Bank-NoteMark Twain
One Wicked Impulse!Walt Whitman
Ordeal in LevittownDavid B. Bittan
The Ordeal of Bobby CainGeorge McMillan
The Original and OnlyRobert Frost
Orion Rises on the DunesHenry Beston
OrizabaEdward O. Wilson
The Other TwoEdith Wharton
“Our Beleaguered City”Judith W. McGuire
“Our City Charities”Margaret Fuller
Our Visit to RichmondJames R. Gilmore
Out of SeasonErnest Hemingway
The Oval PortraitEdgar Allan Poe
Ozème’s HolidayKate Chopin
A Pair of Silk StockingsKate Chopin
Parades and EntertainmentsStephen Crane
Passages in the Life of a Slave WomanAnnie Parker
The Passing of Sister BarsettSarah Orne Jewett
PasteHenry James
PatrimonyPhilip Roth
Paul BunyanJohn Dos Passos
Paul’s CaseWilla Cather
The PelicanEdith Wharton
PeltCarol Emshwiller
A Perfect MomentMaud Wood Park
The Personal Is PoliticalCarol Hanisch
PeterWilla Cather
The Petitions of Belinda an AfricanBelinda Sutton
Petrified ManEudora Welty
Pinda:—A True TaleMaria Weston Chapman
Pitchers and CatchersMoe Berg
Playing CourierMark Twain
Plymouth Rock and the PilgrimsMark Twain
Poetry in MotionLarry Merchant
A Point at Issue!Kate Chopin
The Poor Devil AuthorWashington Irving
Poor Man’s Pudding and Rich Man’s CrumbsHerman Melville
Porcelain and PinkF. Scott Fitzgerald
Portrait of an Immortal SoulH. L. Mencken
Portrait of the Author as a Working WriterVirginia Hamilton
Positive ObsessionOctavia E. Butler
The President in PerilJames Monroe
A Presidential CandidateMark Twain
The Price of the HarnessStephen Crane
A ProblemHenry James
A Psychological ShipwreckAmbrose Bierce
The Purple DressO. Henry
Queen Victoria’s JubileeMark Twain
The Question of a FeatherRobert Frost
Quick ReturnsRing Lardner
Quiet Days in MalibuJoan Didion
QuoitsUrsula K. Le Guin
The Ransom of Red ChiefO. Henry
The Real Right ThingHenry James
The Real ThingHenry James
The Recent TragedyJames Gordon Bennett
ReconstructionFrederick Douglass
The RefugeeJane Rice
Refugee Procession Is Scene of HorrorErnest Hemingway
Remarkable Case of Arrest for MurderAbraham Lincoln
“Remember the Ladies”Abigail Adams & John Adams
Reminiscences of Abraham LincolnFrederick Douglass
A Respectable WomanKate Chopin
A Retrieved ReformationO. Henry
RhythmRing Lardner
Rip Van WinkleWashington Irving
The RiseWendell Berry
Roll Call on the PrairiesWilla Cather
The Romance of Certain Old ClothesHenry James
Running for GovernorMark Twain
St. Clair FlatsConstance Fenimore Woolson
Samuel Doyle RiddleJoe Palmer
Save the RedwoodsJohn Muir
A Scarab in the City of TimeMarta Randall
The ScavengersMary Austin
The SchoolDonald Barthelme
A Sea WorryMaxine Hong Kingston
The Secret Life of Walter MittyJames Thurber
Secret Paragraphs about My BrotherAdrienne Kennedy
Selma, Alabama: The Charms of GoodnessElizabeth Hardwick
Senators Win Title, 4–3Grantland Rice
The Sentimentality of William TavenerWilla Cather
The Sentiments of a Lady in New-JerseyAnonymous (New-Jersey Gazette)
The Shadowy ThirdEllen Glasgow
ShakespeareWilliam Dean Howells
Shakespeares of 1922Lorenz Hart & Morrie Ryskind
A Shameful AffairKate Chopin
The Shell of SenseOlivia Howard Dunbar
Shiftless Little LoafersSusan Orlean
Shooting Down a “Hun”Charles J. Biddle
“A show of wax-figures”Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Silver CrownBernard Malamud
Sisters and Science FictionKarl Kroeber
A Sketch from Maryland LifeCaroline W. Healey Dall
Slavery’s Pleasant HomesLydia Maria Francis Child
Slippery FingersDashiell Hammett
Soldiers and GhostsAmbrose Bierce
SolomonConstance Fenimore Woolson
Some Like Them ColdRing Lardner
Some Strange Experience: The Reminiscences of a Ghost-SeerLafcadio Hearn
Somnambulism: A FragmentCharles Brockden Brown
The Soul of the Great BellLafcadio Hearn
The Souls of White FolkW.E.B. Du Bois
South of the SlotJack London
A Southern LandscapeElizabeth Spencer
Southern Peace Walk: Two Issues or One?Barbara Deming
Space EpisodeLeslie Perri
The Special TypeHenry James
The Spectre BridegroomWashington Irving
“The Spirit of party has overpowerd the Spirit of Patriotism”Abigail Adams
“Spiritus Valet”Thornton Wilder
Spring DayAmy Lowell
SpunkZora Neal Hurston
Stage StruckChanning Pollock
Stephen Crane’s Own StoryStephen Crane
A Stick of Green CandyJane Bowles
Stories Told by an ArtistStephen Crane
Storm and ShipwreckJames Fenimore Cooper
Storming the CapitalGeorge R. Gleig
Story in Harlem SlangZora Neale Hurston
The Story of An HourKate Chopin
The Stout GentlemanWashington Irving
Stranger Than FictionJames Welson Johnson
Stratford-on-AvonWashington Irving
The Striding PlaceGertrude Atherton
The Strongest Lady in the WorldRed Smith
Success in EntertainingWard McAllister
Sunday MorningWallace Stevens
Suggestions to Detective Story WritersDashiell Hammett
The SwimmerJohn Cheever
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether Edgar Allen Poe
Talk by the RoadJohn Dos Passos
Tall Tale Blue Over Mobile Bay in HarlemAlbert Murray
Taming the BicycleMark Twain
The Tarot WitchRay Bradbury
Taste in MusicVirgil Thomson
The Tenth ClewDashiell Hammett
Terry HelburnFrances Parkinson Keyes
“There is no end to the amusements of Paris”George Catlin
Thesis Turned BroadwayKatherine Dunham
“They All Fired at Her”Cynthia Townsend
“This One Is Captain Waskow”Ernie Pyle
“This Whole Horrible Transaction”John Quincy Adams
Those Are as BrothersNancy Hale
Three AmericansGeorge Strock and the editors of Life
Three PoemsPaul Laurence Dunbar
Three-Ten to YumaElmore Leonard
Thurgood Marshall and the 14th AmendmentJames Poling
Thurlow’s Christmas StoryJohn Kendrick Bangs
TicketsDonald Barthelme
To Build a FireJack London
Told in the Drooling WardJack London
Tolstoi Holds Lincoln World’s Greatest HeroLeo Tolstoy
Tommy’s BurglarO. Henry
TomorrowEugene O'Neill
Tom's HusbandSarah Orne Jewett
Toward Human UnityEmily Greene Balch
The Town PoorSarah Orne Jewett
The TrainFlannery O'Connor
TransatlanticGilbert Seldes
A Traveler at Forty: Paris!Theodore Dreiser
The Tree of KnowledgeHenry James
Trees in Streets and in Parks Frederick Law Olmsted
A True PatriarchTheodore Dreiser
Try and Change the PastFritz Leiber
Twelve Strangers in the NightElizabeth M. Bisgood
The Two Altars; or, Two Pictures in OneHarriet Beecher Stowe
Two Military ExecutionsAmbrose Bierce
The Tyranny of PieGeorge Augustus Sala
Tyrants of the ShopFanny Fern
An Unfinished StoryO. Henry
The Union Army RetreatsWilliam Howard Russell
Union LootersMary S. Mallard
Unlighted LampsSherwood Anderson
The Unnatural MotherCharlotte Perkins Gilman
Unseen—UnfearedFrancis Stevens
The Unspoiled ReactionMary McCarthy
The Untold LieSherwood Anderson
Up the Stairs with Cus D’AmatoPete Hamill
“The Urgent Necessity”George Washington & John Adams
“A Very Sad Thing”Theodore Roosevelt
A Veteran Visits the Old Front—Wishes He Had Stayed AwayErnest Hemingway
Views of WashingtonJohn Dos Passos
The Village FeudistsTheodore Dreiser
A Virginia BarbecueJohn M. Duncan
A Visit to AvoyellesKate Chopin
The VW YearsCarolyn Brown
W. L. S.Theodore Dreiser
A Wagner MatinéeWilla Cather
Waiting for the ArmisticeHarry S. Truman
A Walk to WachusettHenry David Thoreau
WarJack London
War StoriesHarvey Shapiro
Was It in His Hand?Elizabeth Bishop
Washington Resigns His CommissionGeorge Washington & Thomas Mifflin
The Water BabyJack London
The “Western”: Definition of the MythJohn Williams
What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the United StatesMary Church Terrell
What the Black Man WantsFrederick Douglass
When I Knew Stephen CraneWilla Cather
When It ChangedJoanna Russ
When Man Falls, a Crowd GathersStephen Crane
Where Do You Get that Noise?Ring Lardner
A Whistle-Stop School with Big-Time TalentJerry Izenberg
The White AzaleaElizabeth Spencer
A White HeronSarah Orne Jewett
The White SilenceJack London
White WeedsCharles W. Chesnutt
Who?Algis Budrys
The Wife of His YouthCharles W. Chesnutt
Wild Frank’s ReturnWalt Whitman
Wild Life about My CabinJohn Burroughs
William WilsonEdgar Allan Poe
The Wind Bloweth Where It ListethCharles Portis
A Wind-Storm in the ForestsJohn Muir
A Winter CourtshipSarah Orne Jewett
Winter DreamsF. Scott Fitzgerald
A Winter WalkHenry David Thoreau
Wiser Than a GodKate Chopin
The Wives of the DeadNathaniel Hawthorne
A Woman’s Recollections of AntietamMary Bedinger Mitchell
Women in PoliticsFannie Barrier Williams
The Work Before UsFrederick Douglass
Working at the Navy YardSusan B. Anthony II
Working for an EmpressAmbrose Bierce
World War IIEdward Field
“The Worst News That I Have Encountered in the Last 20 Years”Robert Hagy
Wounded—How It Feels to Be Shot Floyd Gibbons
Writing a War StoryEdith Wharton
WunderkindCarson McCullers
‘X-ing a Paragrab’Edgar Allan Poe
XinguEdith Wharton
The Yellow Wall PaperCharlotte Perkins Gilman
Yosemite Valley in FloodJohn Muir
You Can’t Tell a Man by the Song He SingsPhilip Roth
You Could Look It UpJames Thurber
The Young ImmigruntsRing Lardner
A Young PacifistPaul Goodman
Yuki-OnnaLafcadio Hearn
Zigzags of TreacheryDashiell Hammett