- “To Build a Fire” adventure by American Jack London
- “Hearts and Hands” romantic with plot twist by American O Henry
- “The Gift of the Magi” romantic with plot twist by American O Henry
- “The Ten Labors of Hercules” mythic adventure by Greek Theocritus
- “Harrison Bergeron” science fiction by American Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- “The Cask of Amontillado” gothic by American Edgar Allen Poe
- “The Watcher” ghost by Englishman Robert H. Benson
A lovely Librivox recording of "The Watcher" (allegory) is here...