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US Civil War story: man hanged from a bridge

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Seeking story about chess in Soviet Union, probably Playboy c.1980?

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Ogden Nash poem on hiccups

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Short Horror Story in which protagonist is a monstrous freak in hiding?

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What does 'you med ask' mean, from "Jude the Obscure"?

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What is the title of the story by Isaac Asimov in which technology advances, with increasing advantage, backwards?

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"The Interesting Vocation of . . . ?" — a mystery about a man with memory loss & an evil secret society that lives in mirrors

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Looking for a science fiction short story about aliens harvesting heat from a probe

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Identify a story about time travel with a prehistoric child and a modern-day carer who grows attached to him

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Help finding a book/short story about a man who comes back from the dead and finds himself in a world that's forgotten fear

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Anthology: one story about an astronaut falling on flowers, another about a wife trying to kill her husband

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Story about a man who wins three bets with the devil

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Short story about humans that portrays them as savages

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Who is "Dr. Johnson" in Meinke's "Apples"?

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Sci-fi short story about not getting into cars with strangers

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Racist/anti-racist story about how bones are indistinguishable after death

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What does "radium" mean in Confessions of a Born Spectator by Ogden Nash?

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Children book with two main characters exploring Fibonacci sequence, Golden ratio

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What did Charles Dickens say about genius and pain?

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Earliest work of fiction in which characters using telepathy can't lie

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What's the name of that short story written by C.S. Lewis about female vanity?

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Short Story: Duel between a magical creature and a master accountant

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What was the first instance of the use of a Closed Time loop as a plot device in a published piece of American science fiction?

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What is the source of the quote "You can see a lot, just by looking"?

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Futuristic/dystopian short story about a man living in a hive society trying to meet his dying mother

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Short story by Maugham about writer who sells their soul to see how they are remembered in the future, but their only mention is in this very story

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What is the earliest known concept of a fictional advanced appliance for either cooking or eating?

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Meaning of "d-n" in "'T is strange—the Hebrew noun which means 'I am,' the English always used to govern d—n"

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What is the earliest work with the time-loop trope?

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Meaning of "take trains like the Twentieth Century"