Ron Nyren’s stories have appeared in Mississippi Review, Glimmer Train, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. 
Sep 01 2002
The Alphabetic Book Club
One November afternoon, my father closed the stationery store half an hour early to prepare for the arrival of the Alphabetic Book Club. He thought out front lawn needed to be raked first, even though I insisted it would be to dark for Mr. Barr and Mr. Jellicoe to notice by the time they arrived.
Jun 01 1998
ASK SOMEONE HOW EVE tempted Adam, and the answer will likely be apple. But the Book of Genesis says only that Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree.