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Our Terrible Title this Thursday is the short story "My Favorite Murder" by Ambrose Bierce. It’s actually a lovely and haunting short story and can be read in full here. Bierce’s own death was subject to much speculation.
I’m still a little traumatized from reading "The Lottery" in high school. Which short stories have stuck with you?