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Read Katherine Anne Porter's short story "Flowering Judas"

“Flowering Judas”


Katherine Anne Porter

Braggioni sits heaped upon the edge of a straight-backed chair much too small for him, and sings to Laura in a furry, mournful voice. 1,016 more words


Read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" by Ursula K. LeGuin

“The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”


Ursula K. LeGuin

With a clamor of bells that set the swallows soaring, the Festival of Summer came to the city Omelas, bright-towered by the sea. 1,284 more words


Free art books from the Met. 438 of them, and counting.

It’s no secret that art books are expensive. They’re wonderful resources and often great reads, but just a few titles can set you back hundreds of dollars. 383 more words


"The Hunter Gracchus," a short tale by Franz Kafka

“The Hunter Gracchus”


Franz Kafka

Two boys were sitting on the wall by the jetty playing dice. A man was reading a newspaper on the steps of a monument in the shadow of a hero wielding a sabre. 1,950 more words


"Three Sundays in a Week" -- Edgar Allan Poe

“Three Sundays in a Week”


Edgar Allan Poe

“YOU hard-headed, dunder-headed, obstinate, rusty, crusty, musty, fusty, old savage!” said I, in fancy, one afternoon, to my grand uncle Rumgudgeon—shaking my fist at him in imagination. 2,459 more words


Register & Read: Another full-text option

I would venture a guess that we’ve all encountered this little message at some point during our research:

After hours of research it can be enough to make you feel a little frustrated… 613 more words

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"On Being in Love" -- Jerome K. Jerome

“On Being in Love”


Jerome K. Jerome

You’ve been in love, of course! If not you’ve got it to come. Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. 2,874 more words