John Fisher, “I First Saw the Ruins of Dunkerque”
Dashiell Hammett, “Zigzags of Treachery”
Mary Wilkins Freeman, “Luella Miller”
Henry James, “The After-Season in Rome”
Nancy Hale, “Those Are as Brothers”
Shirley Jackson, “The Night We All Had Grippe”
John Burroughs, “Wild Life about My Cabin”
Carolyn Brown, “The VW Years”
Henry A. May, “Influenza on a Troopship”
Kate Chopin, “Cavanelle”
Ring Lardner, “Quick Returns”
Joseph Warren, “The Bloody Tragedy of the Fifth of March, 1770”
Constance Fenimore Woolson, “Solomon”
James Monroe, “The President in Peril”
Frederick Douglass, “Eulogy for Abraham Lincoln”
Dashiell Hammett, “The Tenth Clew”
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