Short stories tagged with Self Discovery

Listing 17 stories.

A businessman in 1960s London falls passionately in love with his secretary—until he has sex with her.

In 1940s New York, a young writer becomes captivated by his enigmatic neighbor, Holly Golightly, a free-spirited woman who seeks a place she can call home while trying to run away from her past life.

A writer finds himself entangled in the lives of his college friends, an ex-literature professor and his wife, decades after they graduate. They pursue love and their literary dreams mind a chaotic New York City of the 1960s.

In a society where dreams are taboo, one man who has recurring dreams tries to find a place where he will fit in. He attends a therapy group, but there is something eerie about this bunch of people and Solar soon disappears.

A woman in federal custody for role in a major fraud case takes up a useful hobby when her past comes back to haunt her.

A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt down his wife's killer, while grappling the reliability of his own mind.

A young Black woman grows up to the realization that the snakes living in her hair have a special power imbued to them by history.

A man who couldn't afford a piano as a child stops to play one in a store as his companion thinks about his potential and the importance of self-confidence.

When an old woman sees her son straining to leave to see the world, she remembers her husband doing the same many years earlier. In a fierce battle pitting love against discovery and adventure, she does her utmost to set him free.

An English topographer travels to India, separating him from his pregnant wife and daughter. Over the course of the year-long expedition, he discovers a new passion and finds he wants to stay longer.