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Nonfiction

7 min read

Chains

Six degrees of separation is the hypothesis that anyone on earth can be connected to any other person through a chain of acquaintances with no more than five intermediaries.

4 min read

The May Queen

And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LordDeuteronomy 6:18Hetty stepped over the milk bottles near the front door and began the...

10 min read

Year of the Monkey

* Story contains bad language

They were his creation and he cared for them like a father should.

4 min read

The Bully

A chance meeting brings back memories of a difficult childhood.

3 min read

The Hero

A brief memory from 1918.

4 min read

The Whale Sound

A boy helps out 'the deaf kid' who is being picked on by the orphanage bullies.

9 min read

The Three Fishermen

An atmospheric recollection of a riverside encounter.

10 min read

The End Of The World

* Story contains bad language

The reaction of one Nepalese family when a learned sadhu prophesizes the end of the world.

9 min read

The Cellmate

* Story contains bad language

A beautifully constructed tale based on the true story of a night spent in jail with the last man to be hanged in Whitesburg, Ky.

27 min read

The One That Got Away

* Story contains bad language

A journalist tracks down the man who escaped being the twelfth victim of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

29 min read

Cheese

* Story contains bad language

A Nepalese boy dreams of cheese.

15 min read

The Bisto Kid

* Story contains bad language

A boy secretly looks after a kitten after saving it from being drowned.