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Stories from best fiction magazines and podcasts.

That's Democracy by Louis Kornfeld  


12 min    Play

A teacher gives his students a lesson about democracy that they'll never forget.

Eveline by James Joyce  


19 min    Play

A young woman, Eveline, of about nineteen years of age sits by her window, waiting to leave home.

Two Crows Apart by Max Baker  


21 min    Play

Unwanted house guests. A murder of crows. Is something brewing in the raw, early morning?

A Christmas Tree by Charles Dickens  


39 min    Play

This is an autobiographical story of an elderly Charles Dickens's reminiscence of holidays past, each incident inspired by the gifts and toys that decorate the traditional tree.

Mrs. Perez by Oscar Casares  


45 min    Play

Strength discovered in loss is a main theme as we learn of a burglary that strips a woman of her most prized possession.

The Beauties by Anton Chekhov  


22 min    Play

A schoolboy, his grandfather and their Ukrainian driver are all struck by the beauty of an Armenian girl.