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Short stories in English
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1. Down and Out in IndianapolisDown and Out in Indianapolis
By Raanan Geberer
Back in the early ‘80s, when I accepted a one-year job as an editor at a weekly Jewish newspaper in Indianapolis to get much-needed journalism experience, I didn’t have a place to live when I first got into town. So I thought I’d stay at the local YMCA until I got my bearings an...
(5 votes) •Last Modified: 21st July, 2017 •Times seen: 1228 2. BozzaHe heard the sisters giggling. His bedroom window was directly facing their bedroom window, so he ventured a peek.
Toni, Nina and Janine Bozza were having a pillow fight. Toni, the oldest, was home visiting from City Island. Her grease-monkey husband Anthony, pronounced “Ant-knee,” was watching the kids while she escaped to a carefre...
(4 votes) •Last Modified: 07th May, 2016 •Times seen: 2808 3. The Kingdom of Heaven Is Within You“I geev you de el-lis-dee, yah?”
With those words, Tomas Sladek walked from the kitchen to the gigantic 1920s-style living room, carrying two tabs of acid. Rob hoped that they would be as good as the orange sunshine he had tripped on at the State University at Albany, almost 10 years ago. He also hoped it wouldn’t be like tha...
(3 votes) •Last Modified: 24th July, 2014 •Times seen: 3182 4. Song of the ConquerorsJosh glanced at his watch. It was a Rolex, one of the few relics of the comfortable life in the former United States, along with his pipe, his clarinet and his biology book, that he’d taken with him when he came to this remote corner of the world in search of a new life.
Four o' clock. It would be three more hours to go until the fight...
(3 votes) •Last Modified: 23rd February, 2013 •Times seen: 2902