Playboy Stories The Best of Forty Years of Short Fiction by Alice K. Turner

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Number of Pages624
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ISBN 100452271177
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I read MOST of the short stories, but not all. It was an interesting collection, one from each year over the 40 years since Playboy started publishing original works, featuring famous authors like Roald Dahl, Nabokov, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, etc/5.

Much of their work is available on the Playboy website now for online subscribers—but here are ten stories that originally appeared in the magazine that you can read for free right now, at your desk, with no fear of anyone accusing you of looking at the centerfold.

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But the most memorable part by far was the set of pictures he bought from a /5(40). Roald Dahl, Ray Bradbury, Margaret Atwood, Kurt Vonnegut, and many more wrote for the late Hugh Hefner's iconic magazine since its inception in the s.

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I know that many will dismiss the book because of the source of the stories. That somehow publication in Playboy makes them prurient or second-rate. Nothing could be further from the truth. The stories by Norman Mailer and John Updike are probably worth the price of admission alone; the stories by Richard Matheson, Roald Dahl, Jack Kerouac /5.

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who passed away in September at the age of 91, bought the Playboy Mansion in for $ millionAuthor: Grace Gavilanes. The stories he wrote were based on his extensive knowledge of the Sophiatown shebeen culture, depicting a variety of township types, such as Aunt Peggy, the shebeen queen, and a variety of rogues including Kid Playboy and Kid Hangover.

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Shepherd wrote a series of humorous short stories about growing up in northwest Indiana and its steel towns, many of which were first told by him on his programs and then published in stories were later assembled into books titled In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories: and Other Disasters, The Ferrari in the Bedroom, and A Fistful of Fig Newtons.

This is a list of short fiction by Stephen King (b. This includes short stories, novelettes, and novellas, as well as is arranged chronologically by first publication.

Major revisions of previously published pieces are also noted.

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