Short stories tagged with Loss.
Listing 110 stories.
All the boys on a street in Nigeria are killed in slow succession by a perplexing and inescapable fever. The family of one boy struggles to find a way to save him from his fate.
After the entire world experiences a collective period of rage that leaves many dead and injured, a woman ventures out on her own, making allies and discovering the truth about those who've survived.
In a world where blue skies are a thing of legend and storms are intelligent and malicious entities, the people of a town turn into weathermen – part human, part elemental beings – to fight the storms on their home turf.
A Japanese mother loses her husband during World War II and subsequently urges her son not to forget his heritage in the face of American occupation.
Three months after the death of his wife, a man tries to convince himself that he has not truly suffered a loss, all the while missing his wife more than ever.
In 1942, an Armenian boy must travel for hours every day to find food for his starving family in Athens. When he finally comes across food, he must decide how to fight his own temptation.
A middle-aged, widowed man realizes his new wife and her brutish brother are slowly taking over his farm.
A young man recently dumped by his boyfriend finds both solace and conviction in memories of his past and an unusual romantic memoir from the 1950s. But the more he delves into the book and his memories, the greater his feelings of pain and regret.
After a ten-year-old boy joins his parents in bidding his grandfather farewell as he leaves New York for Germany, he experiences the first major loss of his youth and struggles to understand the complexity of the experience.
A soldier stumbles to the doorstep of a friend in Paris after World War II, begging to tell the story of his lost comrade to anyone who will listen.