Jun 26, 2017
"A Humble Drama" by Guy de Maupassant: A traveler visiting an old castle ruins in France meets a very lonely old woman who shares the story of her estranged son with him . The story covers many levels of grief and empathy, and leaves the reader wondering if perhaps her son, who she hasn't seen in years, is...
Jun 19, 2017
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 2):The exciting conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe's classic detective story, which established the detective in SAmerican literature, and inspired dozens of new writers like Sherlock Holmes.
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Jun 12, 2017
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 1): In what many consider to be one of Poe's best short stories, and the first detective story, a man uses his extraordinary powers of deduction to solve a crime that the Paris police find baffling.
Jun 5, 2017
"An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce: In this highly acclaimed short story, a southern farmer is accused of being a spy by the Union Army and finds himself about to be hung from a bridge trestle. This is one of the first short stories to use a "stream of conscience" narrative, and a story that has been...