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Moon-Face & Other Stories

The Escape

by Poul William Anderson

The effect of the Change was actually rather small—but great enough to make foxes open locked doors, turn a moron into a super-moron, and give Earth a galaxy while its own system fell to pieces under it!

Cue for Quiet

by Thomas L. Sherred

After too many years, T. L. Sherred returns with a story that gets our SPACE SPECIAL rating. It's the story of a man with a headache—who found a cure for it! And the cure gave him more power than any man could...

Monsters

Old Rambling House

by Frank Herbert

All the Grahams desired was a home they could call their own ... but what did the home want?

There is a Reaper ...

by Charles V. de Vet

Doctors had given him just one month to live. A month to wonder, what comes afterward? There was one way to find out—ask a dead man!

Porcelain and Pink

by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

First published in the "Smart Set", and first published in book form in Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922. "And do you write for any other magazines?" inquired the young lady. "Oh, yes," I assured her. "I've had...

A Thief in the Night

by Ernest William Hornung

"These latest adventures of 'Raffles' and 'Bunny' are their most thrilling and exciting ones. The sentimental side of their story has never before been shown so dramatically and romantically, and the suggestion...

The Faith of Men & Other Stories

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

The Dualitists

by Bram Stoker

Twins and their strange taste for destruction.

The Happy Unfortunate

by Robert Silverberg

Dekker, back from space, found great physical changes in the people of Earth; changes that would have horrified him five years before. But now, he wanted to be like the rest--even if he had to lose an eye and...

The Ties That Bind

by Walter M. Miller

The Earth was green and quiet. Nature had survived Man, and Man had survived himself. Then, one day, the great silvery ships broke the tranquillity of the skies, bringing Man's twenty-thousand-year-lost inheritance...

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by O. Henry

A collection of 16 short stories.

The Street That Wasn't There

Mr. Icky

by Francis Scott Fitzgerald

This has the distinction of being the only magazine piece ever written in a New York hotel. The business was done in a bedroom in the Knickerbocker, and shortly afterward that memorable hostelry closed its doors...

The Men in the back room at the country club

A Life In Pictures

by Mark Ward

“A Life In Pictures” manages to be absurd and touching at the same time, a buddy movie of an entirely different story.

The Trimmed Lamp

by O. Henry

Other Stories of the Four Million: A Madison Square Arabian Night; The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball; The Pendulum; Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen; The Assessor of Success; The Buyer from Cactus City; The Badge...

Cat and Mouse

by Ralph Williams

The Warden needed to have a certain very obnoxious pest eliminated ... and he knew just the pest-eradicator he needed....

The Iron Man