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    Stories Annual    (about)
    A multi-genre pulp, it featured 3 stories each from four genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Western, and Sports. All the stories appear to be new. The cover is a collage of four paintings; the SF one had previously appeared on Startling Stories Apr 1953.

    • Publishers:
      • Standard Magazines, Inc.; New York: Stories Annual

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    Story Digest [v1 #2, July 1946] ed. Barbara Brandt & Lawrence Galton (Popular Publications, Inc., 25¢, 144pp, digest)
    • 1 · The Long Way Home · Charles Jackson · ss Collier’s Aug 5 1944; condensed.
    • 9 · Appointment with Angela · Mary Brinker Post · ss Woman’s Home Companion Jul 1945; condensed.
    • 15 · The Midnight Ride of Henry Todd · William Hazlett Upson · ss Argosy Mar 1945; condensed.
    • 20 · Hard to Classify · Anon. · qz
    • 21 · The Case of the Censor’s Headache · Alfred Perlès · ar Lilliput Jul 1945; condensed.
    • 23 · The Rani Remembers · Anon. · ss National Home Monthly; condensed.
    • 32 · William Began to Have a Dog · Darrell Huff · ss Woman’s Day Oct 1945; condensed.
    • 36 · The Legacy · Virginia Woolf · ss The Haunted House and Other Stories, Harcourt 1944; condensed.
    • 41 · The Goose and the Gander · C. S. Forester · ss Fascination Feb 1946; condensed.
    • 43 · What Are They Really Like? · Anon. · ms
    • 44 · A Trough of Low Pressure · David Cornel De Jong · ss Mademoiselle; condensed.
    • 50 · Unwanted Guest · Willoughby Patton · vi The American Magazine Mar 1945; condensed.
    • 51 · Maggie’s Home · Anon. · ss Chatelaine; condensed.
    • 59 · Fascinatin’ Life · Anon. · ss Seventeen; condensed.
    • 66 · A Fresh Horse · Anon. · ss Family Circle; condensed.
    • 72 · Manhattan and Return · Anon. · ss Charm; condensed.
    • 78 · The Measuring Stick · Alwyn W. Knight · vi The American Magazine Jul 1945; condensed.
    • 80 · Radio Speaking Machine [from Sleep in the Sun] · Alan Moody · ex Houghton Mifflin 1945; condensed.
    • 86 · Lost and Found · Anon. · ss Home, Inc.; condensed.
    • 87 · Body in the Barn · Margaret Manners · ss Argosy Feb 1945; condensed.
    • 94 · By the Light of a Mushroom · George Weller · ss The Yale Review Aut 1945; condensed.
    • 97 · The Sweater Girls · Lucile Hasley · ar Woman’s Day Oct 1945; condensed.
    • 100 · Or Would You Rather Be a Mule · Anon. · qz
    • 101 · The Listening House · Paul Hoffman · ss Woman’s Home Companion Aug 1945; condensed.
    • 105 · The Orchard · Arturo Barea · ss Lilliput Aug 1945; condensed.
    • 107 · Ports of Call · Anon. · qz
    • 108 · An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge · Ambrose Bierce · ss San Francisco Examiner Jul 13 1890; condensed.
    • 113 · It’s an Ill Wind · Anon. · ss Household Finance; condensed.
    • 114 · Paul’s Tale · Mary Norton · ss Story Jul/Aug 1945; condensed.
    • 117 · Girl from Apple Hill · Anon. · ss This Week; condensed.
    • 121 · You Be the Judge · Anon. · ms
    • 122 · Fancy Free · Anon. · ss Capper’s Farmer; condensed.
    • 124 · Captain Kidd and the Astor Fortune · Franklin H. Head · ar The Forum Jul 1931; condensed.
    • 130 · Answer · Anon. · ss The American Magazine; condensed.
    • 131 · The Secret of Sung’s Island [from The Small General] · Robert Standish · ex Macmillan 1945; condensed.
    • 144 · Speaking of Story · Anon. · ms
    • ibc. · Fiction Making for Fun and Profit · Anon. · ms


    Story Digest [v1 #3, September 1946] (digest)
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    Strange Suicides    (about)
    Strange Suicides may well have been the most bizarre entry in the magazine field of the 1930’s. The magazine’s policy was given in the first issue. It was to cover ," The choice of the most dramatic events in our field, but not to neglect the unknown".

    The magazine included factual and fictionalized stories on actual suicides, articles on suicide, and excerpts from literature concerning suicide. Shakespeare, Dickens and Flaubert were all excerpted. Schopenhauer has an essay on suicide in the first issue.

    The true flavor of the magazine can best be caught in two separate articles. In the first issue the Executioner of France, M. Diebler has an article titled “Does Life Continue after Decapitation”. There is also a series discussing men who should have committed suicide. The first issue suggests Benedict Arnold and the second Oscar Wilde.

    • Publishers:
      • George Hill Publisher; New York: Strange Suicides

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    Strange Suicides [v1 #1, January 1933] (15¢, 48pp+, quarto)
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    Strange Suicides [v1 #2, February 1933] (15¢, 112pp+, quarto)
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    Street & Smith’s Sampler    (about)
    Stories from various Street & Smith publications.

    • Publishers:
      • Street & Smith Publications, Inc.; 79 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY.: Street & Smith’s Sampler




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