Fifty Great Short Stories

by Milton Crane | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0553277456 Global Overview for this book
Registered by eastbaybookmisr of Oakland, California USA on 7/23/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by eastbaybookmisr from Oakland, California USA on Friday, July 23, 2010
1950s Bantam Classic paperback of the story collection. The first 142 pages are missing from this copy. This worn old copy, with a 60 cents cover price, belonged to my dad in his college days way back when.

I can let this go after I read:
1829 The Wives of the Dead [read 2010]
1836 The Minister's Black Veil Nathaniel Hawthorne [read 2009]
1878 The Sire de Malétroit's Door (short story) [read 2010]
1879 The Suicide Club and Other Stories (from New Arabian Nights) [read 2007]
1879 A Lodging for the Night (short story from The New Arabian Nights) [read 2011]
1879 Will o' the Mill (short story) [read 2011]
1879 New Arabian Nights (story collection) [read 2011]
1880 Boule de Suif (novelette) [read 2011]
1881 Thrawn Janet Robert Louis Stevenson [read 2011]
1881 Maison Tellier (short story) [read 2011]
1882 Mademoiselle Fifi (short story) [read 2011]
1884 The Necklace (short story) [read 2011]
1884 The Piece of String [read 2011]
1884 Miss Harriet (short story) [read 2011]
1884 My Uncle Jules (short story) [read 2011]
1885 Looking Back Guy de Maupassant [read 2012]
1885 The Misfortune (short story) [read 2010]
1885 Sorrow (Grief) (short story) [read 2010]
1886 Agafya (short story) [read 2010]
1887 The Kiss (short story) [read 2010]
1887 A Talk with Gryllotalpa (short story) [n/a]
1888 Sleepy (short story) [read 2012]
1889 The Bet (short story) [read 2010]
1889 A Dreary Story [A Boring Story] (short story) [read 2010]
1892 The Butterfly [The Grasshopper] [The Fidget] (short story) [read 2013]
1892 Ward Number Six [Ward No. 6] (short story) [read 2013]
1892 In Exile (short story) [read 2010]
1892 Mrs. Manstey's View (short story) [read 2012]
1893 The Fullness of Life (short story) [read 2012]
1893 Anatol [n/a]
1895 An Upheaval Anton Chekhov [read 2014]
1895 The Cone (short story) [read 2012]
1895 The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents (short story collection) [read 2013]
1895 A Journey (short story) [read 2013]
1896 The Time Machine [read 2014]
1896 The Lagoon (short story) [read 2010]
1896 An Outcast of the Islands [read 2011]
1896 The Island of Dr. Moreau [read 2012]
1896 The Wheels of Chance [read 2014]
1897 The Invisible Man [read 2014]
1897 The Plattner Story and Others (short story collection) [read 2014]
1897 Thirty Strange Stories (short story collection) [n/a]
1897 Liza of Lambeth [read 2014]
1898 The Man Who Could Work Miracles H. G. Wells [read 2014]
1899 The Greater Inclination (story collection) [read 2014]
1899 Dogged (short story) [n/a]
1900 The Touchstone (novella) [read 2014]
1900 An Outpost of Progress (short story) [read 2014]
1901 Amy Foster (short story) [read 2012]
1901 Crucial Instances (story collection) [read 2014]
1902 The Woman Who Never Should (short political sketch) [n/a]
1902 Heart of Darkness (novella) [read 2008]
1903 The Descent of Man and Other Stories (story collection) [read 2014]
1904 Reginald (story collection) [read 2010]
1904 Nostromo [read 2009]
1904 The Last Asset (novelette) [read 2014]
1904 The Other Two (short story) Edith Wharton [read 2014]
1894-1905 The Collected Stories of O. Henry [read 2011]
1905 The Man Higher Up O. Henry [read 2015]
1905 The Gods of Pegana (story collection) [read 2012]
1905 Tobermory (short story) [read 2010]
1906 Time and the Gods (story collection) [read 2012]
1907 The Secret Agent [read 2015]
1908 The Ghosts Lord Dunsany [read 2012]
1910 Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches (story collection) [read 2010]
1911 Ethan Frome (novella) [read 2009]
1911 Xingu (short story) [read 2016]
1911 Sredni Vashtar (short story) [read 2011]
1911 The Chronicles of Clovis (story collection) [read 2012]
1912 The Unbearable Bassington [read 2016]
1912 The Secret Sharer (novelette) [read 2016]
1913 When William Came [read 2016]
1914 The Schartz-Metterklume Method Saki (H. H. Munro) [read 2016]
1914 Ivy Day in the Committee Room James Joyce [read 2016]
1915 The Death of a Bachelor Arthur Schnitzler [read 2016]
1915 The Voyage Out [read 2016]
1915 Of Human Bondage [read 2008]
1916 The Tale Joseph Conrad [read 2016]
1916 You Know Me, Al (baseball stories)
1918 The Elements of Style [read 2013]
1919 Modern Fiction (essay) [read 2016]
1919 The Man Who Saw Through Heaven (short story) [read 2016]
1919 The American Language [read 2016]
1920 Limbo (short story) [n/a]
1920 Leda (poetry) [n/a]
1920 The Magician (short story) [read 2016]
1920 This Simian World [n/a]
1920 The Eater of Darkness [n/a]
1921 A Haunted House Virginia Woolf [read 2016]
1921 The Gioconda Smile Aldous Huxley [read 2013]
1921 Rain (novelette) [read 2016]
1921 Red (short story) [read 2016]
1922 The Golden Honeymoon Ring Lardner [read 2016]
1925 Taboo [read 2016]
1926 John Brown's Body [read 2016]
1926 Lolly Willowes [read 2016]
1926 Spanish Bayonet [read 2012]
1927 A String of Beads (Pearls) W. Somerset Maugham [read 2016]
1927 The Man Who Saw Through Heaven (short stories collection) [read 2016]
1928 The Story About the Anteater (short story) [read 2012]
1929 Theft Katherine Anne Porter [read 2017]
1929 Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan [read 2009]
1929 The Sound and the Fury [read 2011]
1929 The King of the Cats (short story) [read 2017]
1929 Philip Wedge (short story) [read 2014]
1929 Footfalls (short story) [read 2017]
1930 How Beautiful With Shoes Wilbur Daniel Steele [read 2017]
1930 Dry September (short story) [read 2012]
1930 The Outlaw Years [read 2017]
1930 His Monkey Wife, Or Married to a Chimp [n/a]
1930 As I Lay Dying [read 2013]
1931 That Evening Sun Go Down William Faulkner [read 2015]
1931 Oklahoma Town [read 2017]
1931 Axel's Castle [read 2017]
1931 Guests of the Nation (short story) [read 2017]
1932 The Apostate George Milburn [read 2017]
1932 The Pastures of Heaven [read 2010]
1932 The Wild Bird's Nest [read 2017]
1932 A Death in the Country (short story) [read 2017]
1932 Glamour (short story) [read 2017]
1933 To a God Unknown [read 2010]
1933 Too Early Spring (short story) [read 2017]
1933 My Life and Hard Times [read 2017]
1934 Father Wakes Up the Village Clarence Day [read 2017]
1934 The Daring Young Men on the Flying Trapeze [read 2017]
1935 The Curfew Tolls Stephen Vincent Benét [read 2017]
1935 The Foreigner Francis Steegmuller [read 2017]
1935 Tortilla Flat [read 2011]
1936 In Dubious Battle [read 2011]
1936 Bury the Dead [read 2013]
1936 Bones of Contention [read 2017]
1937 The Red Pony (novella) [read 2006]
1938 Flight (short story) [read 2013]
1938 The Chrysanthemums John Steinbeck [read 2014]
1939 The Door E. B. White [read 2017]
1939 Main Currents of American Thought Irwin Shaw [read 2013]
1939 The Time of Your Life (stage play) [n/a]
1940 The Phoenix Sylvia Townsend Warner [read 2017]
1940 The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse William Saroyan [read 2017]
1940 Dutch Interior [read 2017]
1940 The Net (short story) [read 2017]
1941 A Girl from Red Lion, P.A. H. L. Mencken [read 2018]
1941 Sleeping Beauty (short story) [read 2018]
1942 The Catbird Seat James Thurber [read 2018]
1942 Crab Apple Jelly [read 2018]
1946 The Man Who Shot Snapping Turtles Edmund Wilson [read 2018]
1947 The Law Robert M. Coates [read 2018]
1949 The Man of the House Frank O'Connor [read 2018]
1950 For Esmé-With Love and Squalor J. D. Salinger [read 2012]
1951 The Chaser John Collier [read 2018]

Edit December 10, 2018: Finished what is left of this beat up old book.

... in the box.

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