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  • "In the Snow" and other stories by Stefan Zweig

    by Stefan Zweig

    Three dramatic short stories by the author of Letter From an Unknown Woman:
    1. In the Snow (1901) – Word comes to a Jewish community celebrating Hanukah in a small town in medieval Germany that a large group of religious fanatics are on their way with hate in their hearts and blood on their (...)

  • "Letter From an Unknown Woman" (1922) by Stefan Zweig

    by Stefan Zweig

    The great Viennese-Austrian author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) was a prolific writer of short stories, novelettes, novellas, historical studies, essays, memoirs, and letters – as well as several plays, two books of poetry, an opera libretto and one full-length novel .
    In this 14,400-word (...)

  • A selection of Nelson Algren’s best short stories

    by Nelson Algren

    Nelson Algren (1909-1981), author notably of the novels Never Come Morning (1942), The Man With the Golden Arm (1949) and A Walk On the Wild Side (1956), of the essay Chicago, City on the Make (1951) and of the short-story anthology The Neon Wilderness (1947), had a special talent (...)

  • Three Grimm Brothers "Witch Tales" (1812-1815)

    by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

    The brothers Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), co-authors of an extremely monumental modern German-language dictionary, are first and foremost renowned in the academic circles of their homeland as two of the main founders of German philology.
    But of course among us lesser (...)