What Are You Reading?

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I’m not sure how sympathetic they’ll leave me…But I came across this pretty cool collection of horror stories—all focused on, you guessed it—the Devil himself—that debonair Father of Lies, Master of Wickedness and Diabolical Disguise…Brewer of Age-Old Maleficence.

Join me? 🔥😈🔥

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(Goodreads)

Table of Contents

1 • Introduction • essay by Tim Pratt
3 • The Price • (1997) • short story by Neil Gaiman
8 • Beluthahatchie • (1997) • short story by Andy Duncan
19 • Ash City Stomp • (2003) • short story by Richard Butner
28 • Ten for the Devil • [Newford] • (1998) • novelette by Charles de Lint
51 • A Reversal of Fortune • (2007) • short story by Holly Black
62 • Young Goodman Brown • (1835) • short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne
72 • The Man in the Black Suit • (1994) • short story by Stephen King


90 • The Power of Speech • (1974) • short story by Natalie Babbitt
93 • The Redemption of Silky Bill • (1994) • short fiction by Sarah Zettel
109 • Sold to Satan • (1923) • short story by Mark Twain
116 • MetaPhysics • (2007) • short fiction by Elizabeth M. Glover
122 • Snowball’s Chance • (2005) • short story by Charles Stross
131 • Non-Disclosure Agreement • (2001) • short fiction by Scott Westerfeld
146 • Like Riding a Bike • (1999) • short story by Jan Wildt
155 • Bible Stories for Adults, No. 31: The Covenant • [Bible Stories for Adults • 31] • (1989) • short story by James Morrow
162 • And the Deep Blue Sea • (2005) • short story by Elizabeth Bear
178 • The Goat Cutter • (2003) • short story by Jay Lake
188 • On the Road to New Egypt • (1995) • short story by Jeffrey Ford
196 • That Hell-Bound Train • (1958) • short story by Robert Bloch
207 • The God of Dark Laughter • (2001) • short story by Michael Chabon
222 • The King of the Djinn • (2008) • short story by David Ackert and Benjamin Rosenbaum
229 • Summon Bind Banish • (2007) • short story by Nick Mamatas
236 • The Bottle Imp • (1891) • novelette by Robert Louis Stevenson
257 • Two Old Men • (2000) • short story by Kage Baker
272 • … With By Good Intentions • (2006) • short story by Carrie Richerson
280 • Nine Sundays in a Row • (2008) • short story by Kris Dikeman
290 • Lull • (2002) • novelette by Kelly Link
315 • We Can Get Them for You Wholesale • (1989) • short story by Neil Gaiman
323 • Details • (2002) • short story by China Miéville
335 • The Devil Disinvests • (2000) • short story by Scott Bradfield
339 • Faustfeathers • (1992) • novelette by John Kessel
369 • The Professor’s Teddy Bear • (1948) • short story by Theodore Sturgeon (variant of The Professor’s Teddy-Bear)
378 • The Heidelberg Cylinder • (2000) • novella by Jonathan Carroll
413 • Mike’s Place • (2008) • short fiction by David J. Schwartz
417 • Thus I Refute Beelzy • (1940) • short story by John Collier
422 • Inferno: Canto XXXIV • poem excerpt by Dante Alighieri

One response to “What Are You Reading?

  1. I’m reading A Native’s Return by William L. Shirer, Vol. 3 of his autobiography. Shirer is the author of the definitive book on Nazi Germany, THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH.

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