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The Bet- a short story by Anton Chekov

IT WAS a dark autumn night. The old banker was walking up and down his study and remembering how, fifteen years before, he had given a party one autumn evening. 2,825 more words

20th Century Literature

The bet.

In love, you play with all of your heart or nothing at all.

The recent book that I have read was Ilurvbooks’s The Bet. It was my second time reading this one because on my first attempt, I didn’t finish it. 266 more words

Pop Fiction

EXTRA! EXTRA! EXTRAS The long Hot Summer: Connections #73

     My dear New York friend, Composer Bob Christianson and his talented lyricist/book writer Alisa Hauser have received  a national Emmy nomination for outstanding Music and Lyrics for… 227 more words


Deal Me In - Week 30 Wrap Up

Below are this week’s links to new posts since the last wrap up and a couple “extras.” :-)

On the good news front, the New Yorker has recently opened part of their short story archive for free reading for a limited time. 191 more words

Anton Chekhov’s "The Bet"

In the nearly four years that I’ve been doing my one short story per week reading project, a handful of authors have emerged who can always be counted on to deliver the goods. 394 more words

[Results] The bet ends in a whimper

Double womps. We’ll just call it a tie. Competitors #3 and #4 are completely MIA. I tried reaching out to them for updates, but I think they have given up on getting fit. 134 more words


Benjamin Finger ~ The Bet + Artist Interview

Benjamin Finger‘s album packaging is always creative.  The cover and title of Woods of Broccoli caught our attention, as did the bird mobile made of piano innards that accompanied  1,613 more words

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