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Story of the Day

American Writers Museum
17 July

They had to sit in a small lobby, waiting for the nurses to change gramma.

It had been coming for a long time. No one wanted to acknowledge the fact - she was the lynch...

10 July

Aunt Hager Williams stood in her doorway and looked out at the sun.

It had been twelve years since she had seen her husband and today was another in which they we...

12 July

First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.

I was walking through the crowded streets, reciting: "The universe is a dark forest. Every civ...

9 July

When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.

It was bad, real bad. While he was taking it easy and getting better, we wandered around town....

11 July

True! - nervous - very, very nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?

After all, I have only demonstrated the utmost sanity in these dealings. I have been calm and ...