Posts tagged: Short Stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald pictured at his writing desk, but now wearing a modern football helmet

College Football Time is F. Scott Fitzgerald Time

Blustery September Saturdays mean it’s time to dig out F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s masterpiece The Bowl¬†again for an annual reading. This is not The Cut-Glass Bowl, Fitzgerald’s more famous (and gloomier) …..

How Much Do You Like Ray Bradbury?

 Do you like Ray Bradbury enough to read this weird piece that somehow screws Ray Bradbury’s work into a political screed? I do.

New Dashiell Hammett Short Story to be Published

This week The Strand Magazine will publish a previously unknown short story by legendary mystery master Dashiell Hammett, the author of The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man.
The story, titled “So I Shot Him,” is one of 15 unpublished stories discovered by The Strand editor Andrew Gulli at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin.
Hammett’s family decided they would allow Gulli to publish one of the fifteen, and he picked “So I Shot Him.”
Here are some things to read about it: