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    Argosy (UK, 2013)   (about)
    Short-lived magazine that claimed to be a “revival of the classic pulp format for the digital age”.





    The Avon Annual   (about)
    Short-lived annual reprinting “great modern stories” or “great stories of today”.


    The Avon Annual [#1, 1944] ed. Whit Burnett (Avon Book Company, 35¢, 200pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steve Miller.
    • 11 · “Shark” Wicks · John Steinbeck · ss (r)
    • 26 · The Enemy · Pearl S. Buck · nv Harper’s Magazine November 1942
    • 44 · A Wreath for Tony · Dorothy Thompson · ss (r)
    • 60 · Two Fishermen · Morley Callaghan · ss Esquire February 1934, as “Who Is My Neighbor?”
    • 68 · The Shepherd’s Daughter · William Saroyan · ss Story May 1934
    • 71 · Winter Voyage · H. L. Mencken · ss (r)
    • 77 · The Dream of Angelo Zara · Guido D’Agostino · ss Story September/October 1942
    • 85 · My Musical Life · Clarence Day · ss (r)
    • 96 · Here We Are · Dorothy Parker · ss Cosmopolitan March 1931
    • 105 · The Negro in the Well · Erskine Caldwell · ss The Atlantic Monthly October 1935
    • 111 · The City Was in Total Darkness · Irwin Shaw · ss The New Yorker August 30 1941
    • 124 · The Cats Which Cried · Whit Burnett · ss Story June 1933
    • 137 · This Healthy Life · Vicki Baum · ss Story September/October 1942
    • 145 · Glory, Glory, Hallelujah! · Martha Foley · ss Story July 1936
    • 155 · The Valet of the Splendide · Ludwig Bemelmans · ss The New Yorker October 25 1941
    • 162 · The Night the Bed Fell · James Thurber · ss The New Yorker July 8 1933
    • 166 · The Captive · Luigi Pirandello · ss Story January 1935
    • 182 · Roof Sitter · Frances Eisenberg · ss Story May/June 1939


    The Avon Annual [#2, 1945] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, 200pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Steve Miller.
    • 11 · Lord Mountdrago · W. Somerset Maugham · nv Cosmopolitan February 1939, as “Doctor and Patient”
    • 30 · The Pond · Louis Bromfield · nv Cosmopolitan August 1944
    • 50 · The Man Who Looked Like Edison · Ben Ames Williams · ss Cosmopolitan May 1921
    • 57 · To a Sharp Knife · Dashiell Hammett · ss (r)
    • 69 · Paul Revere’s Ride · Robert Benchley · ss (r)
    • 73 · Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk · Mary Roberts Rinehart · ss Good Housekeeping February 1933
    • 94 · Two Soldiers · William Faulkner · ss The Saturday Evening Post March 28 1942
    • 107 · Cocks Must Crow · Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings · ss The Saturday Evening Post November 25 1939
    • 123 · Ballad of Dead Reporters · Ben Hecht · ss Thousand and One Afternoons in New York by Ben Hecht, Viking Press, 1941
    • 126 · Junior Miss · Sally Benson · ss The New Yorker October 28 1939
    • 131 · Return of Queen Agnes · Whit Burnett · ss Story November/December 1931
    • 135 · Love · Jesse Stuart · vi Story May/June 1940
    • 138 · Lily Daw and the Three Ladies · Eudora Welty · ss Prairie Schooner Winter 1937
    • 146 · A Sunday in April · James T. Farrell · ss (r)
    • 155 · The Story of the Stranger · John Cournos · ss John o’ London’s Weekly December 19 1931
    • 163 · Full Fathom Five · Alexander Woollcott · ss The New Yorker June 22 1929
    • 166 · Big Buck · Erskine Caldwell · ss College Humor September 1939
    • 174 · The Undefeated · Ernest Hemingway · nv This Quarter Autumn/Winter 1925


    The Avon Annual [#3, 1946] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, 199pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • · The Origin of Tularecito · John Steinbeck · ss The Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck, Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932
    • · Miracle of the Fifteen Murderers · Ben Hecht · nv Collier’s January 16 1943
    • · A Rose for Emily · William Faulkner · ss The Forum April 1930
    • · The Great Façade · Louis Bromfield · ss Cosmopolitan March 1944
    • · Gunners’ Passage · Irwin Shaw · ss The New Yorker July 22 1944
    • · I Love You, I Love You, I Love You · Ludwig Bemelmans · ss (r)
    • · Flowers for Marjorie · Eudora Welty · ss (r)
    • · Jacob and the Indians · Stephen Vincent Benét · ss The Saturday Evening Post May 14 1938
    • · The Door That Would Not Stay Closed · Mary Roberts Rinehart · ss Good Housekeeping June 1941
    • · Horsie · Dorothy Parker · ss Harper’s Bazaar December 1932
    • · The Green Elephant · Dashiell Hammett · ss The Smart Set October 1923
    • · Kneel to the Rising Sun · Erskine Caldwell · ss Scribner’s Magazine February 1935
    • · A Nice Old Fashioned Romance, with Love Lyrics and Everything · William Saroyan · ss (r)
    • · The Gambler, the Nun and the Radio · Ernest Hemingway · ss Scribner’s Magazine May 1933, as “Give Us a Prescription, Doctor”
    • · The Three Fat Women of Antibes · W. Somerset Maugham · ss Cosmopolitan October 1933


    The Avon Annual [#4, 1947] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, 132pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.


    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly   (about)
    A halfway house between a magazine and paperback anthology series, this was a generic title for a series of (mainly) single-author reprint collections which ran for a number of years.

    • Publishers:
      • Avon Book Company, 432 Fourth Avenue, New York 16, New York.: Avon Modern Short Story Monthly.



    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#2, 1943] (Avon Book Company, 25¢, digest)
    Reprints Files on Parade by John O’Hara (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939). Details supplied by Richard Fidczuk.
    • · Foreword · John O’Hara · fw 1939
    • · Price’s—Always Open · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 14 1937
    • · Trouble in 1949 · John O’Hara · ss Harper’s Bazaar November 1938
    • · The Cold House · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 2 1938
    • · Days · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 30 1938
    • · Are We Leaving Tomorrow? · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 19 1938
    • · Portistan on the Portis · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker November 23 1935
    • · Lunch Tuesday · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 3 1937
    • · Shave · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 20 1937
    • · Sidesaddle · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker November 5 1938
    • · No Mistakes · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 17 1938
    • · Brother · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 18 1936
    • · Saffercisco · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 11 1936
    • · Ice Cream · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 20 1935
    • · Peggy · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 17 1937
    • · And You Want a Mountain · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker June 11 1938
    • · Pal Joey [Pal Joey] · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker October 22 1938
    • · Ex-Pal [Pal Joey] · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker November 26 1938
    • · How I Am Now in Chi [Pal Joey] · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 1 1939
    • · Bow Wow [Pal Joey] · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 13 1939
    • · Give and Take · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 13 1937
    • · The Gentleman in the Tan Suit · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker 1935
    • · Good-by, Herman · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 4 1937
    • · I Could Have Had a Yacht · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 6 1935
    • · Richard Wagner: Public Domain? · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 3 1938
    • · Olive · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 17 1935
    • · It Wouldn’t Break Your Arm · John O’Hara · ss Harper’s Bazaar January 1935
    • · My Girls · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 29 1937
    • · No Sooner Said · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 31 1937
    • · Invite · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker December 10 1938
    • · All the Girls He Wanted · John O’Hara · ss Harper’s Bazaar October 1934
    • · By Way of Yonkers · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 27 1937
    • · Most Gorgeous Thing · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 7 1936
    • · A Day Like Today · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 6 1938
    • · Do You Like It Here? · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 18 1939
    • · The Ideal Man · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 29 1939


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