“The Landlord,” Henry David Thoreau
“Frog Pond,” Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
“If Ever I Should Leave You,” Pamela Sargent
“Tommy’s Burglar,” O. Henry
“Lynch Law in All Its Phases,” Ida B. Wells
“A Visit to Avoyelles,” Kate Chopin
“The Bookkeeper’s Wife,” Willa Cather
Kenneth L. Dixon, “Courthouse Square Is Authentic Picture of Occupied Town”
Marta Randall, “A Scarab in the City of Time”
Jack London, “A Klondike Christmas”
Grace Paley, “The Loudest Voice”
Margaret Black, “A Christmas Party That Prevented a Split in the Church”
Mark Twain, “Eve’s Diary”
Harriet Beecher Stowe, “Cookery: Meat Department”
Joanna Russ, “When It Changed”
Stephen Crane, “Stories Told by an Artist”
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