Features | SHORT STORY Sep 25, 2005

Shinobazu Pond

by Michael Hoffman

"Listen," said Nishizawa-san. "I'm listening," I said. He was silent. He seemed to have forgotten my presence altogether. This was typical. There were sounds all around us -- music, a TV talk show, a girl giggling somewhat hysterically, almost fiercely -- but Nishizawa-san had the gift ...

Features | SHORT STORY Jun 26, 2005

Learning to fly

by Elizabeth Ingrams

He had been looking for someone to commit suicide with for a long time. Now that he had found the right person, Ken had traveled half the way around the world in order to carry out his plan. He was nevertheless surprised to find ...