- Mile 81: Includes Bonus Story 'The Dune'
In King’s short story, just off the highway in Maine a mud-covered car sits quietly at an abandoned rest stop where a young boy named Pete Simmons is exploring a boarded-up burger joint.
- The Deadly Dinner Party & Other Medical Detective Stories
Other chapters cover typhoid fever in restaurant orange juice, gastrointestinal infestation via fish tank water, and illnesses caused by excess vitamins A and D.
- To Be Continued: The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume One
Silverberg also wrote stories to match cover art, a literary exercise that resulted in "Why?"
- Samson the Hot Tub Bear: A True Story
Tokuda, a California TV anchor who covered the story in 1994, gives a largely unembellished account.
- Will You Always Love Me?: 9and Other Stories
Some stories successfully cover entire lives: in ``The Passion of Rydcie Mather,'' schoolbus driver Rydcie (for Eurydice, who visited Hades) ragingly defies the God who ``forced'' her into heroic action to save a drowning girl; her revenge is appropriately apocalyptic.
- CATCH AS CATCH CAN: The Collected Stories and Other Writings
The collection, which covers 50 years of Heller's work, is striking for its range of tone.
- 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man
The “special enhanced die-cut cover” is an appropriately elegant detail for this moving graphic novel.
- Bitter Magic: Inspired by the True Story of a Confessed Witch
I know how to be safe’ ”), clunkily conveying historical information that is more eloquently covered in an accompanying author’s note.
- When Will the Heaven Begin?: This Is Ben Breedlove's Story
Much of Ben’s story was covered in television news and popular magazines following his death, and while Breedlove’s memoir adds details from their family life, the reserved tone prevents it from offering a more intimate look.
- All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories
And, though on a smaller canvas, his short stories possess the same breadth.
- Flying High: The Story of Boeing and the Rise of the Jetliner Industry
He covers Boeing's history from its founding just before WWI to the present day.
- Poison!: The World's Greatest True Murder Stories
Covered also are cases better known in Britain than here, like the trial of Graham Young, whose career as a poisoner began when he was a child and who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1972.
- The Heart of the Shaman: Stories and Practices of the Luminous Warrior
The most interesting stories in the book are Villoldo’s anecdotes of studying and training with shamans throughout the Andes, particularly his teacher Don Manual.
- Tomahawked!: The Inside Story of the Atlanta Braves' Tumultuous Season
In 1992 the question was whether they could repeat as National League champions; they did, despite all manner of troubles, and this is the exciting story of that hectic year, told by a reporter who has covered the team for the Gwinnett newspaper chain.
- Story and Character: Interviews with British Screenwriters
Less literary issues are covered as well, including the much-coveted Oscar nod and the bad blood that can arise between credited and uncredited screenwriters (particularly if the credited writers do end up with an Oscar).