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Short story about a fight between two adult brothers on a Sunday. On a summer afternoon while on vacation, Tom and his wife Sandy head to the beach to spend the day with friends. Tom, a plastic surgeon, busies himself by taking pictures of his friends. He is dreading the…
Short story about a woman taking her daughters to M&M World in Times Square…
Short story about a novelist who writes a story about a painting owned by an acquaintance she met at a dinner party
"Jeeves Takes Charge" is the first story in Carry on, Jeeves, a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, that describes Jeeves' arrival in his master's life, as a replacement for Wooster's previous, thieving valet. The very first Jeeves story concerns an attempt to prevent publication of an old man's memoirs, which contain embarrassing stories about aristocrats and other prestigious persons in their youth.
Short story about an African-American foster child who goes to live with a family of Christian musicians...
Short story about a young Japanese writer and his changing relationship to his two best friends, Sayoko and Takatsuki.
Short story about a woman from Bangladesh who travels to Rochester, New York, to marry a man she met through the Internet…
One day the man wakes up and finds that he does not feel like going to work. He is not sick, exactly; he just doesn’t feel like going to work. He calls the office and makes an excuse, then he pours himself a bowl of cereal and sits down in front of the television.
It is just as Kate hoped. The worn path, the bells tinkling on the gate. The huge fir trees dropping their needles one by one. A sweet mushroomy smell, gnomes stationed in the underbrush, the sound of a mandolin far up on the hill. “We’re here, we’re here,” she says to her child, who isn’t walking fast enough and needs to be pulled...
You have not slept well. Don’t open your eyes. Stick out your tongue. Search for the little sore1 above your upper lip. Pray that it healed in the night.
No luck. Still there, rough to the tongue, and though it’s very small, not even the diameter of a pencil eraser, it feels much larger. Your mother says it’s a harmless fungal infection, and she pities you less for it than she should.